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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 181 people named Ehrsam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 52% more people named Ehrsam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 275 people named Ehrsam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 41 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,227
  • 6 were disabled

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

  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Kansas
  • 28 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss