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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 698 people named Steinbeck in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Steinbeck in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 695 people named Steinbeck were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85
  • 25% were children
  • 4% were disabled
  • 6 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 220 were first-generation Americans