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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 282 people named Vanpatten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Vanpatten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 345 people named Vanpatten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 26% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 3 reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from British West Indies
  • 30 were first-generation Americans