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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 1,073 people named Hanshaw in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Hanshaw in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,185 people named Hanshaw were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 163 adults were unmarried
  • 122 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,506
  • 430 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • 10 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia