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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 16 people named Sarensen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5162% more people named Sarensen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 842 people named Sarensen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 808 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21 were disabled
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 165 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Noe
  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Denmark