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

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In 1940, 534 people named Hammersley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 74 adults were unmarried
  • 71 owned their homes, valued on average at $7,908
  • For 272 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 11% were born in foreign countries