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

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In 1940, 940 people named Breshears were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 4% were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 349 were children

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

  • 52 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from Wales