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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 24 people named Waalkens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Waalkens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 29 people named Waalkens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was Hilko
  • On average men worked 51 hours a week
  • 29 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • 2 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota