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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 13 people named Shefard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2023% more people named Shefard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 276 people named Shefard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 19 reported their race as other than white
  • For 140 females, Hazel was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,023

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kansas
  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940