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Find more Shalley 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 176 more people named Shalley 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 218 people named Shalley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 81% more people named Shalley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 394 people named Shalley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,807
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4% were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • 21% were first-generation Americans