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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 235 people named Sheppherd in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 57% more people named Sheppherd in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 369 people named Sheppherd were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 129 were children
  • 350 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25% reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania