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Find more Capshaw relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 22 less people named Capshaw in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 460 people named Capshaw in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Capshaw in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 438 people named Capshaw were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $927
  • 16 were disabled
  • 69 adults were unmarried
  • 420 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 100 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940