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Find more Dewson 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 399 more people named Dewson 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 63 people named Dewson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 633% more people named Dewson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 462 people named Dewson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% were children
  • For 227 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $983
  • 436 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 113 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940