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Find more Brenteson 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 10 less people named Brenteson 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 25 people named Brenteson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% less people named Brenteson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Brenteson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% were children
  • 1 was disabled
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 71
  • The average annual income was $425

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 52% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries