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Find more Shepheard 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 28 less people named Shepheard 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 362 people named Shepheard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Shepheard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 334 people named Shepheard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20 were disabled
  • For 166 females, Martha was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois