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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 7 people named Sweemer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 300% more people named Sweemer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 28 people named Sweemer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 3 weeks of vacation a year
  • 32% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • For 16 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Hebrew Dutch
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 57% were first-generation Americans
  • 4 were first-generation Americans