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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 56 people named Shovers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 179% more people named Shovers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Shovers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3% were disabled
  • 19 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 20 were first-generation Americans
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940