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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 612 people named Dampier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Dampier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 664 people named Dampier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 39% were children
  • 12% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 168 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • 37 were first-generation Americans