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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 2,364 people named Nesmith in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Nesmith in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,309 people named Nesmith were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 39% were children
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Native
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary