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Find more Sheward 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 154 more people named Sheward 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 266 people named Sheward in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 58% more people named Sheward in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 420 people named Sheward were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,592
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 63 adults were unmarried
  • 402 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 62 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940