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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 900 people named Schwandt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Schwandt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 937 people named Schwandt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 5% were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 36%, or 86 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 165 were born in foreign countries