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

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In 1940, 626 people named Yorke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 4% were disabled
  • 164 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 30% were first-generation Americans