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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 221 people named Bergsma in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Bergsma in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 225 people named Bergsma were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $994
  • 1% were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Holland
  • 111 were first-generation Americans