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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 26 people named Blenkner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 73% less people named Blenkner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7 people named Blenkner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 58 hours a week
  • 2 were disabled
  • The typical household was 1 person
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,250

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

  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois