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Find more Shealy relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 219 more people named Shealy in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 2,156 people named Shealy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Shealy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,375 people named Shealy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2,303 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 486 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland