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Find more Sessler 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 7 less people named Sessler 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 728 people named Sessler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Sessler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 721 people named Sessler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 694 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 18% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 86 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940