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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 13 people named Smedema in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 85% more people named Smedema in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24 people named Smedema were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 53 hours a week
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,567

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

  • 2 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • Most immigrants originated from Netherlands
  • 31% were born in foreign countries