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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 313 people named Vandermeer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Vandermeer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 362 people named Vandermeer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,747
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 58 adults were unmarried

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

  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • 57 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • Most mothers originated from Netherlands