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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 13 people named Hammershoy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% less people named Hammershoy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Hammershoy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 88% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The youngest was 10 and the oldest was 63
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week

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

  • 62% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were first-generation Americans