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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 88 people named Pelser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Pelser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 155 people named Pelser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 57 were children
  • The average annual income was $792

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

  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 9% were born in foreign countries