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Find more Matthes relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 71 more people named Matthes in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 1,210 people named Matthes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Matthes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,281 people named Matthes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,158
  • 47%, or 170 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 433 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 186 were born in foreign countries