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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 137 people named Holwerda in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Holwerda in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 174 people named Holwerda were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 64% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,443
  • 4 were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • 174 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • 68 were first-generation Americans
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940