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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 586 people named Brouwer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Brouwer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 429 people named Brouwer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41%, or 50 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 425 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88
  • 58 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 116 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 217 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan