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Find more Bassen 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 23 more people named Bassen 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 197 people named Bassen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Bassen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 220 people named Bassen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 213 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 60%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 17 women had paying jobs

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

  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 56 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940