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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 243 people named Frankin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 72% more people named Frankin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 419 people named Frankin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 22 were disabled
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,466

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

  • 36 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 15% were born in foreign countries