Find more Bessie relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 309 more people named Bessie in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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 324 people named Bessie in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 95% more people named Bessie in the United States. What was life like for them?
In 1940, 633 people named Bessie were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
As Bessie families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map: