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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 7 people named Westesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Westesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Westesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • 25% were children
  • Although 62% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 100% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,333

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

  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Oregon
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 29% were born in foreign countries