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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 809 people named Schon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Schon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 928 people named Schon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 176 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 119 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,546

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

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 228 were born in foreign countries