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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 111 people named Canessa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Canessa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 128 people named Canessa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 30 were children
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 77

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

  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 53 were first-generation Americans