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

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In 1940, 139 people named Overhiser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was teacher
  • 68% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,233

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

  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • 1% were born in foreign countries