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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 598 people named Schaner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 78% more people named Schaner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,067 people named Schaner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • For 518 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 128 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,001
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 57 were born in foreign countries
  • 208 were first-generation Americans