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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 86 people named Fanson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 219% more people named Fanson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 274 people named Fanson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 22% of women had paying jobs
  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,287

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

  • 52 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 17 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940