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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 718 people named Shewmaker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Shewmaker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 870 people named Shewmaker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 430 females, Martha was the most common name
  • 111 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,291
  • 840 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 28 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 214 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940