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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 480 people named Hillegas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Hillegas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 601 people named Hillegas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 209 were children
  • 50%, or 72 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 22 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 7 was born in foreign country