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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 826 people named Schlemmer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Schlemmer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 973 people named Schlemmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 145 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 175 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 33% were first-generation Americans