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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 32 people named Semes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 212% more people named Semes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 100 people named Semes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 60%, or 15 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 10 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,820

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Russia