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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 1,552 people named Lapham in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Lapham in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,558 people named Lapham were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 25% were children
  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,956

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

  • 267 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 4% were born in foreign countries