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Find more Mathisen 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 28 less people named Mathisen 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 839 people named Mathisen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Mathisen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 811 people named Mathisen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,135
  • 778 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 359 were first-generation Americans
  • 99 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 34% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway