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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 2,801 people named Devries in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 50% less people named Devries in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,392 people named Devries were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 106 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 234 adults were unmarried

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Netherlands
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • Most mothers originated from Netherlands