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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 39 people named Sjolseth in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Sjolseth in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 47 people named Sjolseth were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 13 were children
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,983

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

  • Most mothers originated from Norway
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • They most commonly lived in North Dakota
  • 26% were born in foreign countries