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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 242 people named Basten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Basten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Basten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,858
  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • 36% were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin