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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 69 more
named Polhamus in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 375 people named Polhamus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 444 people
named Polhamus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91
28% were children
55 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,171
33 women had paying jobs
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Polhamus families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
9% were first-generation Americans
Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
4 was born in foreign country
14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940