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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 36 people named Schenks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 106% more people named Schenks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 74 people named Schenks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 65%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland