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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 86 people named Shamhart in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Shamhart in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 140 people named Shamhart were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 17 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,621
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California