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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 196 people named Alders in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Alders in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 315 people named Alders were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,212

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 12% were born in foreign countries