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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 588 people named Chesson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Chesson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 757 people named Chesson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 28 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia