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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 17 people named Cierniak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Cierniak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31 people named Cierniak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5 adults were unmarried
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was handy man
  • 4 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,000

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 41% were born in foreign countries