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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 26 people named Meisnest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% less people named Meisnest in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20 people named Meisnest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20%, or 1 person, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was manager
  • 3 were children
  • 60% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,600

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany