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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 41 people named Jelling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% less people named Jelling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25 people named Jelling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 83%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 63
  • 6 were children

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

  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina