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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 14 people named Lanken in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 64% more people named Lanken in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23 people named Lanken were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $888
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 74
  • 4 were children
  • 29% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,500

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

  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany