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Find more Sheats 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 223 more people named Sheats 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 659 people named Sheats in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Sheats in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 882 people named Sheats were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 43 were disabled
  • 94 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,051
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 8 was born in foreign country
  • 163 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 39 were first-generation Americans