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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 65 people named Schmidke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 98% more people named Schmidke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Schmidke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5 were disabled
  • 35 adults were unmarried
  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • 64% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,141

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 37 were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were born in foreign countries