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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 375 people named Sterk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% more people named Sterk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 517 people named Sterk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • 102 adults were unmarried
  • 28% were children
  • The average annual income was $1,083

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

  • 216 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Netherlands
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • 97 were born in foreign countries