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Find more Sansom 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 20 less people named Sansom 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 1,139 people named Sansom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Sansom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,119 people named Sansom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 53%, or 138 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 112 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,043
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 75 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most fathers originated from Texas