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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 2,929 people named Rooks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Rooks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,020 people named Rooks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1,114 were children
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 696 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak