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

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In 1940, 177 people named Achen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 22 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,682

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Denmark
  • 17 were born in foreign countries