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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 798 people named Schwanke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Schwanke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 846 people named Schwanke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $988

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 142 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin