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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 1,007 people named Osterberg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Osterberg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,052 people named Osterberg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 517 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 41 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • They most commonly lived in New York