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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 575 people named Bockelman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Bockelman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 506 people named Bockelman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 85 adults were unmarried
  • 497 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was carpenter

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

  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • 95 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German