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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 951 people named Landwehr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Landwehr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,072 people named Landwehr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 528 females, Emma was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 34 were disabled
  • 167 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,723

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

  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 100 were born in foreign countries