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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 34 people named Shapp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 641% more people named Shapp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 252 people named Shapp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 44 adults were unmarried
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • For 124 females, Dorothy was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 24% were first-generation Americans