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Find more Sunmers 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 297 more people named Sunmers 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 31 people named Sunmers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 958% more people named Sunmers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 328 people named Sunmers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 59%, or 48 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 57% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 323 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 78 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940