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Find more Hessman 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 43 more people named Hessman 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 209 people named Hessman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Hessman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 252 people named Hessman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 77 were children
  • 4 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 3% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 58 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 35 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940