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

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In 1940, 413 people named Yamashiro were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 181 females, Kama was the most common name
  • 77 adults were unmarried
  • 2% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 73

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

  • 63% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Japan
  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 239 were first-generation Americans