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Find more Schaper 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 570 more people named Schaper 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 1,008 people named Schaper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 57% more people named Schaper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,578 people named Schaper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 279 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 58% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,332
  • 1,546 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 219 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940