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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 404 people named Potteiger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Potteiger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 454 people named Potteiger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Daniel
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 19 were disabled

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois