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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 72 people named Brieschke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Brieschke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 89 people named Brieschke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 16 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 77

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 43% were first-generation Americans