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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 10 people named Amelson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Amelson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11 people named Amelson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 3 adults were unmarried
  • 27% were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 30% were born in foreign countries