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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 1,235 people named Yerkes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Yerkes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,073 people named Yerkes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 148 adults were unmarried
  • 42%, or 130 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 38 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada