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Find more Shobe 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 60 less people named Shobe 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 912 people named Shobe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Shobe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 852 people named Shobe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 425 females, Martha was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $915
  • 81 women had paying jobs

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

  • 141 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940