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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 169 people named Borstad in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Borstad in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 212 people named Borstad were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 52 adults were unmarried
  • For 100 females, Alice was the most common name

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

  • 91 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in South Dakota
  • Most mothers originated from North Dakota
  • 54% were first-generation Americans