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Find more Hersum 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 11 less people named Hersum 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 28 people named Hersum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% less people named Hersum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17 people named Hersum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 3 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $3,453
  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,983

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

  • They most commonly lived in District of Columbia
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were first-generation Americans