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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 54 more
named Bemiss in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 252 people named Bemiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 306 people
named Bemiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
11 reported their race as other than white
296 rented out rooms to boarders
The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
For 161 females, Clara was the most common name
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As Bemiss families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
35 were first-generation Americans
39 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940