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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 73 people named Pakes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 173% more people named Pakes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 199 people named Pakes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 32% were children
  • 17 women had paying jobs

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

  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 27 were first-generation Americans