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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 9 people named Shifton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 267% more people named Shifton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 33 people named Shifton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 70%, or 7 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 11 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 11% were born in foreign countries