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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 138 people named Bergesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Bergesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 181 people named Bergesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 45%, or 19 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $1,355

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

  • Most mothers originated from Norway
  • Most fathers originated from Norway
  • 52 were born in foreign countries
  • 38% were born in foreign countries