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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 45 more
named Vandewark in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 38 people named Vandewark in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 118% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 83 people
named Vandewark were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
On average men worked 49 hours a week
5 women had paying jobs
80 rented out rooms to boarders
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Vandewark families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
8% were first-generation Americans
9 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940