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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 1,029 people named Fessenden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Fessenden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 984 people named Fessenden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 124 adults were unmarried
  • 6% were disabled
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 52%, or 160 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 32 were born in foreign countries