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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 501 people named Lamphear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Lamphear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 648 people named Lamphear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 80 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 105 adults were unmarried
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,091

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

  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • 3% were born in foreign countries