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Find more Scherm 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 56 more people named Scherm 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 82 people named Scherm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 68% more people named Scherm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 138 people named Scherm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 134 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,219
  • 15% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 28 were first-generation Americans