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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 63 people named Schmeyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 195% more people named Schmeyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 186 people named Schmeyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,377
  • 3% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois