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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 21 people named Schommaker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 390% more people named Schommaker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 103 people named Schommaker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 39%, or 13 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey