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Find more Shoemaker 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 2,030 less people named Shoemaker 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 19,336 people named Shoemaker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Shoemaker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,306 people named Shoemaker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 31% were children
  • 5,304 were children
  • The average annual income was $989

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,691 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 2% were born in foreign countries