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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 627 people named Paterno in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Paterno in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 704 people named Paterno were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23 were disabled
  • 64%, or 107 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 79 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 76

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 35% were born in foreign countries
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 347 were first-generation Americans