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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 47 people named Bestrom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Bestrom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 72 people named Bestrom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 77
  • 9 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,028
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940