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Find more Ohlson 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 99 more people named Ohlson 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 1,160 people named Ohlson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Ohlson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,259 people named Ohlson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,229 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4% were disabled
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 92

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

  • 170 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 517 were first-generation Americans