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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 28 people named Paters in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1429% more people named Paters in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 428 people named Paters were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 415 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 8% reported their race as other than white
  • 55%, or 53 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries