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

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In 1940, 77 people named Torkelsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 was disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,146
  • For 38 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 9 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 51% were born in foreign countries
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 29 were first-generation Americans