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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 45 people named Chernault in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 109% more people named Chernault in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 94 people named Chernault were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,208

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

  • 5 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 2% were first-generation Americans