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Find more Schoonmaker 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 371 less people named Schoonmaker 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 1,778 people named Schoonmaker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Schoonmaker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,407 people named Schoonmaker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 204 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,059
  • 204 adults were unmarried
  • 19% of adults were unmarried
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 17 was born in foreign country
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 241 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940