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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 12 people named Ruotanen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Ruotanen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Ruotanen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 2 owned their homes, valued on average at $500
  • 4 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 8 were first-generation Americans