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

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In 1940, 143 people named Maertens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,174

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Belgium
  • The most common mother tongue was Belguimfrenck
  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • 42 were born in foreign countries