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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 170 people named Petranek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Petranek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 176 people named Petranek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29 were children
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 5 were disabled

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian