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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 25 people named Pothoven in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 156% more people named Pothoven in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 64 people named Pothoven were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • The average annual income was $1,165

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries