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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 126 people named Brodgen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 109% more people named Brodgen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 263 people named Brodgen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,984
  • 107 were children
  • 25% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German