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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 225 people named Smyder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 726% more people named Smyder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,858 people named Smyder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 981 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 292 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18% were first-generation Americans