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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 38 people named Ankley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Ankley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 54 people named Ankley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 6 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 26 females, Florence was the most common name
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 11 were first-generation Americans