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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 12,946 people named Sheridan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Sheridan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,110 people named Sheridan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,281 women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled
  • 278 reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 1,619 were born in foreign countries