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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 52 people named Shiells in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 400% more people named Shiells in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 260 people named Shiells were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was teacher
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • For 129 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 70 were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 29% were born in foreign countries