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Find more Besand 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 37 more people named Besand 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 59 people named Besand in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Besand in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 96 people named Besand were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,614
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 53%, or 9 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 1 were born in foreign countries