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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 19 people named Backstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Backstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25 people named Backstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,500
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Harry

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 32% were first-generation Americans