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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 236 people named Sterkel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Sterkel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 334 people named Sterkel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 40% were children
  • 330 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 53 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German