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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 44 people named Tenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 282% more people named Tenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 168 people named Tenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 27% reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada English
  • 8 were first-generation Americans