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

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In 1940, 7 people named Balgooyen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 15 and the oldest was 63
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • The average annual income was $1,650
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 67% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Netherlands
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan