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Where is the Polhemus family from?
You can see how Polhemus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Polhemus family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Polhemus families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Polhemus families living in New Jersey. This was about 52% of all the recorded Polhemus's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Polhemus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Polhemus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Polhemus. 14% of Polhemus men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Polhemus women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polhemus were Laborer and Clerk.