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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 90 people named Schirmacher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 189% more people named Schirmacher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 260 people named Schirmacher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 59%, or 37 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 38% were children
  • 7 were disabled

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

  • 40 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German