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Find more Sheely 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 128 less people named Sheely 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 1,467 people named Sheely in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Sheely in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,339 people named Sheely were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 66 reported their race as other than white
  • 47%, or 168 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 181 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,441

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 173 were first-generation Americans
  • 45 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania