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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 1,143 people named Timmer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Timmer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,291 people named Timmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 227 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 444 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 39% were first-generation Americans