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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 661 people named Pehrson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Pehrson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 735 people named Pehrson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 29% were children
  • 135 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Utah
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 306 were first-generation Americans