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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 694 people named Beresford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Beresford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 704 people named Beresford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 374 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 176 were children
  • 6% were disabled
  • 66 women had paying jobs

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

  • 146 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940