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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 57 people named Cherkas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 139% more people named Cherkas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 136 people named Cherkas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 67%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 29% were children
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1 was disabled

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

  • 34 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Ukrainian