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Find more Polson 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 406 less people named Polson 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 2,395 people named Polson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Polson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,989 people named Polson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 632 were children
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 146 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940