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Find more Chesna 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 27 less people named Chesna in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 162 people named Chesna in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Chesna in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 135 people named Chesna were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 123 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 7% were disabled
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 38 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Lithuania
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 103 were first-generation Americans
  • 49 were born in foreign countries