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Find more Shener 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 239 more people named Shener 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 29 people named Shener in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 824% more people named Shener in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 268 people named Shener were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was housework
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 44 adults were unmarried

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri