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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 748 people named Grisson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Grisson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 806 people named Grisson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 772 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 63%, or 126 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 132 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 199 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina