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Find more Sheeler 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 561 more people named Sheeler 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 743 people named Sheeler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Sheeler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,304 people named Sheeler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48%, or 155 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 52 were disabled

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

  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 209 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian