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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 53 more
named Desselle in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 216 people named Desselle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 269 people
named Desselle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
They typically took 5 weeks of vacation a year
On average men worked 46 hours a week
The typical household was 3 people
267 rented out rooms to boarders
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Desselle families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
Most immigrants originated from Belgium
Most fathers originated from Louisiana
30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940