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Find more Golson 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 34 more people named Golson 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 908 people named Golson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Golson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 942 people named Golson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 73 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,439
  • 18% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • 145 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • 28 were first-generation Americans