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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 291 people named Carleson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 64% more people named Carleson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 477 people named Carleson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 76
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 92 adults were unmarried

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

  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • Most mothers originated from Sweden