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Find more Sproles 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 117 more people named Sproles 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 575 people named Sproles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Sproles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 692 people named Sproles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22 were disabled
  • For 335 females, Lillie was the most common name
  • 95 adults were unmarried
  • 661 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 1% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • 169 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940