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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 30 people named Elgland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% less people named Elgland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16 people named Elgland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 16 and the oldest was 70
  • 8 adults were unmarried
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 31% were female, the most common name for males was August

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 40% were born in foreign countries