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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 10 people named Sanston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 70% more people named Sanston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • Most common occupation was share cropper
  • 10 were children
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Raymond
  • On average men worked 37 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • 76% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940