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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 40 people named Bessellieu in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Bessellieu in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 51 people named Bessellieu were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19 were children
  • 27% reported their race as other than white
  • For 21 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 71

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

  • They most commonly lived in Delaware
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were first-generation Americans