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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 7 people named Hellekes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Hellekes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Hellekes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 1 person
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,000
  • 11% were children
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 4 were first-generation Americans