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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 96 people named Schoonhoven in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Schoonhoven in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 116 people named Schoonhoven were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 59 females, Anna was the most common name
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 104 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26 were children

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

  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 32 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois