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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 13 people named Vlietstra in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 454% more people named Vlietstra in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 72 people named Vlietstra were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 7 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 33% were children
  • Most common occupation was farming
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,643

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

  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 46% were born in foreign countries