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Find more Harsman relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 140 more people named Harsman in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 58 people named Harsman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 241% more people named Harsman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 198 people named Harsman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Daniel

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from South Dakota
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German
  • Most fathers originated from South Dakota
  • 22% were first-generation Americans