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Find more Sussex 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 6 more people named Sussex 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 149 people named Sussex in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Sussex in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 155 people named Sussex were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52 were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was house work
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 50 were first-generation Americans