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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 19 people named Chismer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% less people named Chismer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14 people named Chismer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,500
  • 4 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • Although 57% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • 32% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 6 were born in foreign countries