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Find more Banson 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 776 more people named Banson 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 57 people named Banson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1361% more people named Banson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 833 people named Banson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Sweden
  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans