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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 2 less
named Chimney in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 18 people named Chimney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 16 people
named Chimney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
10 were children
2 adults were unmarried
100% rented out rooms to boarders
1 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,500
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Chimney families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
They most commonly lived in Texas
Most immigrants originated from Poland
38% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940