You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Lavasseur relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 90 more people named Lavasseur in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 225 people named Lavasseur in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Lavasseur in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 315 people named Lavasseur were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 107 were children
  • 60%, or 42 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 16 were disabled
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,476

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • 47 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada