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Find more Chisom 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 Chisom 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 280 people named Chisom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Chisom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 322 people named Chisom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 17 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,079

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3 was born in foreign country
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina