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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 233 people named Bemus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Bemus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 270 people named Bemus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 were disabled
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,705
  • 265 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 9 were born in foreign countries