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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 15 people named Sommen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% less people named Sommen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Sommen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1 was child
  • 11% were children
  • The youngest was 16 and the oldest was 81

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

  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • Most immigrants originated from Netherlands
  • 1 were born in foreign countries