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Find more Herskind relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 24 more people named Herskind in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 35 people named Herskind in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 69% more people named Herskind in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 59 people named Herskind were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • 7 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,014
  • 7 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • 34% were born in foreign countries