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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 36 people named Hellesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Hellesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 51 people named Hellesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45% were children
  • For 27 females, Nellie was the most common name
  • 23 were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 80

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

  • Most mothers originated from Denmark
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Dakota
  • 13 were first-generation Americans