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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 69 people named Desfosses in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 93% more people named Desfosses in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 133 people named Desfosses were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 132 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 73 females, Alice was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $771

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

  • 5 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 61% were first-generation Americans
  • 35% were born in foreign countries