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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 124 people named Shelvin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Shelvin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 118 people named Shelvin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% of women had paying jobs
  • 34 were children
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,819
  • 8% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland