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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 134 people named Engelken in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Engelken in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 180 people named Engelken were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 14 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 40 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 49 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Germany