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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 1,185 people named Fergeson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Fergeson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,266 people named Fergeson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,702
  • 17% reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 183 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 147 were first-generation Americans
  • 71 were born in foreign countries