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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 1,069 people named Thompsen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% less people named Thompsen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 421 people named Thompsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 7% were disabled
  • 49 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,202
  • 41 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 212 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940