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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 603 people named Volkert in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Volkert in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 537 people named Volkert were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 520 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 29% were children

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

  • 83 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 34% were first-generation Americans