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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 3,366 people named Harkness in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Harkness in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,127 people named Harkness were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 266 women had paying jobs
  • 403 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,069
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The average annual income was $1,145

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 329 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 10% were born in foreign countries