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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 51 people named Neelson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 561% more people named Neelson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 337 people named Neelson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 90 were children
  • 320 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90

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

  • They most commonly lived in Utah
  • 40 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 35% were first-generation Americans