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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 17 people named Boetjer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% less people named Boetjer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Boetjer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • For 6 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 33% of women had paying jobs
  • 2 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,200

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 24% were first-generation Americans