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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 10 more
named Battjes in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 72 people named Battjes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 82 people
named Battjes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
50%, or 10 people, lived in homes they rented
10 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,440
The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 79
3 women had paying jobs
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As Battjes families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
9 were born in foreign countries
29 were first-generation Americans
10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940