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Find more Petroskey 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 40 more people named Petroskey 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 169 people named Petroskey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Petroskey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 209 people named Petroskey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 37 hours a week
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 19 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,592

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Poland
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 68% were first-generation Americans
  • 40 were born in foreign countries