You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Shafenberg 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 1 more person named Shafenberg in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 26 people named Shafenberg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Shafenberg in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 27 people named Shafenberg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,917
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 13% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Oklahoma
  • 7 were first-generation Americans