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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 427 people named Bredeson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Bredeson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 488 people named Bredeson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 475 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 33 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Norway
  • 94 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • 189 were first-generation Americans