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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 973 people named Kerchner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Kerchner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,098 people named Kerchner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 543 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 144 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,702
  • 100 women had paying jobs

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940