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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 45 people named Schimer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 298% more people named Schimer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 179 people named Schimer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 26 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 89 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,465

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany