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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 18 people named Peterham in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Peterham in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18 people named Peterham were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 14 and the oldest was 81
  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The average annual income was $451

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 11% were born in foreign countries