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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 190 people named Ostergaard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Ostergaard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 201 people named Ostergaard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 63 were children
  • 33 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 18 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Denmark
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940