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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 80 people named Hestad in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Hestad in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 91 people named Hestad were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 73%, or 16 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 30 were born in foreign countries