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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 519 people named Helmers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Helmers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 609 people named Helmers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 32 women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,184

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

  • 197 were first-generation Americans
  • 110 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were born in foreign countries