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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 1,758 people named Tollefson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Tollefson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,638 people named Tollefson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,649
  • 141 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 303 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin