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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 125 people named Sinker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 93% more people named Sinker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 241 people named Sinker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 reported their race as other than white
  • 4% were disabled
  • 32% were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 57 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in New York