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Find more Spanke relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 48 more people named Spanke in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 63 people named Spanke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Spanke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 111 people named Spanke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35%, or 7 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 52 were children
  • They typically took 13 weeks of vacation a year
  • 9 women had paying jobs

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

  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940