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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 35 people named Balise in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 66% more people named Balise in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 58 people named Balise were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,217
  • For 26 females, Thelma was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was machine operator
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts