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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 458 people named Sturgess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Sturgess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 451 people named Sturgess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 72 adults were unmarried
  • 47%, or 55 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 148 were children
  • 24% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 27 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi