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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 38 more
named Purke in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 15 people named Purke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 253% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 53 people
named Purke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
67%, or 6 people, lived in homes they rented
26% were children
The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 94
On average men worked 47 hours a week
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Purke families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
13% were first-generation Americans
They most commonly lived in New York
2 were first-generation Americans
17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940