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Find more Shreves 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 109 more people named Shreves 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 688 people named Shreves in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Shreves in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 797 people named Shreves were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 78 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,160
  • 777 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 107 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • 166 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 35 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia