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Find more Chisolm 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 125 less people named Chisolm 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 1,682 people named Chisolm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Chisolm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,557 people named Chisolm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 64%, or 234 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 919 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 62 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 254 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 74 were first-generation Americans