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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 34 people named Bonnesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Bonnesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 52 people named Bonnesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 52 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Hans
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 33% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 68% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa