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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 77 people named Grotenhuis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 108% more people named Grotenhuis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Grotenhuis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 75 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week

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

  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 27 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940