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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 120 people named Shamer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 92% more people named Shamer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 231 people named Shamer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 107 females, Marie was the most common name
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 76 were children
  • 23 women had paying jobs

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

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 22 were first-generation Americans