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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 602 people named Ship in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Ship in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 627 people named Ship were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $757
  • 34% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,259
  • 189 were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarish