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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 203 people named Shannan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 386% more people named Shannan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 987 people named Shannan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% were children
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 119 reported their race as other than white
  • 12% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia