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Find more Pearman 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 250 more people named Pearman 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 1,262 people named Pearman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Pearman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,512 people named Pearman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52%, or 191 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 112 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 64 were disabled

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

  • 69 were born in foreign countries
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina