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Find more Ottenbacher 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 58 more people named Ottenbacher 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 74 people named Ottenbacher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 78% more people named Ottenbacher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 132 people named Ottenbacher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46 were children
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 36 were first-generation Americans