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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 2,683 people named Rook in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Rook in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,905 people named Rook were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • 451 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 56%, or 410 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 423 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 170 were born in foreign countries