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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 191 people named Rygh in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Rygh in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 174 people named Rygh were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • 10 were disabled
  • 40 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940