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Find more Chalmer relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 155 more people named Chalmer in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 86 people named Chalmer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 180% more people named Chalmer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 241 people named Chalmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 96
  • Most common occupation was farm hand
  • 65%, or 35 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland