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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 302 people named Formanek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Formanek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 368 people named Formanek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 23% of women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,965

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • 166 were first-generation Americans