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Find more Chatam 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 63 more people named Chatam 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 84 people named Chatam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Chatam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 147 people named Chatam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 women had paying jobs
  • 44%, or 17 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 23% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most mothers originated from Texas