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Find more Kanson 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 267 more people named Kanson 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 15 people named Kanson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1780% more people named Kanson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 282 people named Kanson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Philippine Islands
  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 67% were first-generation Americans