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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 21 people named Jorgersen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Jorgersen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 21 people named Jorgersen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $787

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 29% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 57% were born in foreign countries