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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 1,123 people named Thoreson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Thoreson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,200 people named Thoreson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $871
  • 81 women had paying jobs
  • 359 were children
  • 37 were disabled

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

  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian