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

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In 1940, 13 people named Jemsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 1 week of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 12 and the oldest was 48
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,500
  • On average men worked 36 hours a week

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

  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 47% were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were born in foreign countries
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940