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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 885 people named Leeson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Leeson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 846 people named Leeson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 217 were first-generation Americans
  • 122 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak