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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 121 people named Bauwens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Bauwens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 126 people named Bauwens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The average annual income was $1,132
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,943

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 34% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Belgium