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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 23 people named Vandensen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 596% more people named Vandensen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Vandensen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 151 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 7% were disabled
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 94

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

  • 25 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York