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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 584 people named Harmes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Harmes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 613 people named Harmes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 304 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 25% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 148 were first-generation Americans