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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 89 people named Meeuwsen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 94% more people named Meeuwsen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 173 people named Meeuwsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Holland
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Oregon