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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 466 people named Pesta in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Pesta in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 514 people named Pesta were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $994
  • 496 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 53 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,740

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 28% were born in foreign countries
  • 37 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 130 were born in foreign countries