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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 40 people named Desse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 445% more people named Desse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 218 people named Desse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 28 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 213 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 66 were children
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak