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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 120 people named Palson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 452% more people named Palson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 662 people named Palson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 141 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940