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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 36 people named Besman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 381% more people named Besman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 173 people named Besman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51 were children
  • 29% were children
  • 14 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 17 were first-generation Americans
  • 47% were first-generation Americans