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Find more Matteson 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 77 less people named Matteson 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 3,801 people named Matteson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Matteson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,724 people named Matteson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,041 were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 315 women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 620 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940