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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 9,625 people named Parson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Parson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,283 people named Parson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14% reported their race as other than white
  • 3,129 were children
  • 1,331 reported their race as other than white
  • 891 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,640

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

  • 1,102 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 547 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina