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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 193 people named Tessmann in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Tessmann in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Tessmann were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 38 hours a week
  • 18 adults were unmarried
  • For 75 females, Doris was the most common name
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,088

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Tessmann families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • 26 were born in foreign countries