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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 14,261 people named Sargent in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Sargent in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13,789 people named Sargent were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 695 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,616
  • 5% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,182 were first-generation Americans