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Find more Elsman 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 46 more people named Elsman 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 102 people named Elsman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Elsman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 148 people named Elsman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 1% were disabled
  • 28% were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 72

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

  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • 21 were born in foreign countries