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Find more Shover 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 208 more people named Shover 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 933 people named Shover in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Shover in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,141 people named Shover were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $857
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1,102 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 156 adults were unmarried

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 229 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio