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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 18 people named Shanessy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Shanessy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Shanessy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 5 and the oldest was 79
  • 4 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • For 10 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 3 were born in foreign countries