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

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In 1940, 82 people named Shoemacher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Roy
  • 80 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940