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Find more Chessin 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 60 more people named Chessin 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 50 people named Chessin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 120% more people named Chessin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 110 people named Chessin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 73%, or 19 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 108 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,117
  • 31% were children

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

  • 22 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 44% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Russia