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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 9,277 people named Samuels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Samuels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,043 people named Samuels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 28% were children
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 24% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 2,455 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940