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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 410 people named Sterman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 103% more people named Sterman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 831 people named Sterman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 79 women had paying jobs
  • 127 adults were unmarried
  • 31 were disabled
  • 58 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish