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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 648 people named Spratley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Spratley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 673 people named Spratley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laundress
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 109 adults were unmarried
  • For 341 females, Annie was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 13 were born in foreign countries