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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 1,457 people named Poorman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Poorman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,361 people named Poorman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 693 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 8% were first-generation Americans