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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 20 people named Brechenser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 60% less people named Brechenser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Brechenser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 17 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 14 and the oldest was 77
  • 29% were disabled
  • 3 adults were unmarried

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

  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 10% were born in foreign countries