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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 15 people named Shmith in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 293% more people named Shmith in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 59 people named Shmith were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 4 were disabled
  • 5 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,850
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,850

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 67% were born in foreign countries