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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 2,710 people named Marsden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Marsden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,476 people named Marsden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 438 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 391 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts