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Find more Chestman 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 42 more people named Chestman 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 57 people named Chestman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 74% more people named Chestman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 99 people named Chestman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,694
  • For 54 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 16 were first-generation Americans