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Find more Schear 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 75 more people named Schear 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 368 people named Schear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Schear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 443 people named Schear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 75 adults were unmarried
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • 3% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,046

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 161 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 23% were born in foreign countries