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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 32 people named Hessom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Hessom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 39 people named Hessom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 20 females, Clara was the most common name
  • 30% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 73
  • 5 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,600

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium