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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 397 people named Ortmann in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Ortmann in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 395 people named Ortmann were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 77 adults were unmarried
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 15 were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was German