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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 27 people named Terpsma in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 56% less people named Terpsma in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Terpsma were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 92% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33%, or 1 person, lived in homes they rented
  • 5 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16 were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • The most common mother tongue was Holland