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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 427 people named Shappell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Shappell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 512 people named Shappell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,006
  • 31 women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 45%, or 62 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 28 were first-generation Americans
  • 85 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio