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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 116 people named Thostenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% more people named Thostenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 154 people named Thostenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 83
  • 4 were disabled
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,392

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

  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 51 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was None
  • 7% were born in foreign countries