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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 616 people named Garfinkle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Garfinkle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 666 people named Garfinkle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 53 owned their homes, valued on average at $7,414
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 253 were born in foreign countries
  • 305 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia