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Find more Jaenke relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 46 more people named Jaenke in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 88 people named Jaenke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 52% more people named Jaenke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 134 people named Jaenke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36 were children
  • 7 were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • The average annual income was $1,284

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 33 were first-generation Americans
  • 19% were born in foreign countries