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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 Shiffett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Shiffett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 57 people named Shiffett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 85%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 72
  • Although 40% were female, the most common name for males was Thomas
  • 2 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,800

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940