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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 130 people named Besinger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Besinger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 148 people named Besinger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 42 were children
  • 11 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 27 were first-generation Americans
  • 34 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany