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Find more Shopher 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 75 more people named Shopher 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 48 people named Shopher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 156% more people named Shopher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 123 people named Shopher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 11 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 5 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,840

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 15% were first-generation Americans