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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 180 people named Kerling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Kerling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 264 people named Kerling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 55 adults were unmarried
  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,909

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

  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • 43 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were born in foreign countries