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Find more Sheffard 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 544 more people named Sheffard 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 65 people named Sheffard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 837% more people named Sheffard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 609 people named Sheffard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% reported their race as other than white
  • 5% were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 55 owned their homes, valued on average at $9,825

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

  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were born in foreign countries