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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 24 people named Nolson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1183% more people named Nolson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Nolson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,102
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 36 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • 9 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York