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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 16 people named Shamell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Shamell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18 people named Shamell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was labor
  • 9 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 10 and the oldest was 57
  • 13% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans