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Find more Sheets 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 1,891 less people named Sheets 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 11,551 people named Sheets in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Sheets in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,660 people named Sheets were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $905
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,350 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,797 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish