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

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In 1940, 45 people named Defauw were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 4 people
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 3 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • The most common mother tongue was Belgian
  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • 21 were first-generation Americans