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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 249 people named Bastion in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Bastion in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 288 people named Bastion were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,010
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 45 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940