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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 167 people named Forberg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Forberg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 256 people named Forberg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 132 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farming
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 31 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,913

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

  • 42 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Luxembourg