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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 406 people named Ternes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Ternes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 477 people named Ternes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 162 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Russia