B

You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Shawer 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 160 more people named Shawer in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 35 people named Shawer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 457% more people named Shawer in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 195 people named Shawer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88
  • 28 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,279
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German