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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 273 people named Buikema in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Buikema in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 262 people named Buikema were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 81

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

  • Most fathers originated from Holland
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 45 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 172 were first-generation Americans