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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 266 people named Belsher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 90% more people named Belsher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 506 people named Belsher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18 were first-generation Americans