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Find more Schunk 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 76 less people named Schunk 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 792 people named Schunk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Schunk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 716 people named Schunk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 109 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,158
  • 23 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French