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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 107 people named Sternal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Sternal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 121 people named Sternal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 82
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 4% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940