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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 2,141 people named Lessard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Lessard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,303 people named Lessard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $848

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 29% were born in foreign countries