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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 17,630 people named Gustafson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Gustafson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16,460 people named Gustafson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 8,400 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940