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Find more Schaum relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 35 less people named Schaum in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 559 people named Schaum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Schaum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 524 people named Schaum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 515 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 65 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in New York