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Find more Hessler 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 197 more people named Hessler 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 2,303 people named Hessler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Hessler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,500 people named Hessler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 662 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,217

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 751 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 13% were born in foreign countries