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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 99 people named Chrestensen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 557% more people named Chrestensen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 650 people named Chrestensen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 100 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,745
  • 22 were disabled
  • 60% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,745

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

  • They most commonly lived in Utah
  • 29 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 29% were born in foreign countries