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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 120 people named Lesta in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 224% more people named Lesta in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 389 people named Lesta were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 192 females, Josephine was the most common name
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 31% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,256

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

  • 44 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 37% were born in foreign countries