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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 132 people named Bridson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Bridson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 168 people named Bridson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 7% were disabled
  • 51%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,489

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois