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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 7 people named Schermerhorm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 143% more people named Schermerhorm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17 people named Schermerhorm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 7 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 17 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 54
  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,900

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were first-generation Americans