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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 37 people named Smeets in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Smeets in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 65 people named Smeets were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was painter
  • For 35 females, Rachel was the most common name
  • 6 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland