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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 33 people named Shershen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Shershen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 47 people named Shershen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 9 and the oldest was 76
  • 15% were children
  • For 20 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 8 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,063

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

  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 13 were first-generation Americans