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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 10 people named Sehmann in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 290% more people named Sehmann in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 39 people named Sehmann were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was nurse
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 23% were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Texas