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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 94 people named Besta in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 112% more people named Besta in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 199 people named Besta were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 55 were children
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 42 were first-generation Americans