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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 21 people named Jemson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 438% more people named Jemson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 113 people named Jemson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 104 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 34% were children
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,780
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 74

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

  • 3% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were first-generation Americans