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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 237 people named Shamel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Shamel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 281 people named Shamel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% were disabled
  • 22 women had paying jobs
  • 51 adults were unmarried
  • 272 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Native
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940