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Find more Polenske relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 10 less people named Polenske in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 101 people named Polenske in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Polenske in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 91 people named Polenske were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 adults were unmarried
  • 36 were children
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 89 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Nebraska
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 44% were first-generation Americans