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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 315 people named Shimada in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Shimada in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 311 people named Shimada were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 74
  • 123 were children
  • 40% were children
  • 8 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,825

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

  • 166 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Hawaii
  • 145 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Japanese