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Find more Sweeten 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 1 less person named Sweeten 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 852 people named Sweeten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Sweeten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 851 people named Sweeten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 108 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 416 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • 136 adults were unmarried

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

  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Arkansas
  • 3% were born in foreign countries