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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 197 people named Tonjes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Tonjes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 195 people named Tonjes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 97 females, Martha was the most common name
  • 29 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,117
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 44%, or 23 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 30 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German High
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany