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Find more Barsness 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 12 more people named Barsness 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 328 people named Barsness in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Barsness in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 340 people named Barsness were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 106 were children
  • 80 adults were unmarried
  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,297
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 79

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Dakota
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 157 were first-generation Americans