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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 11 people named Porson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1318% more people named Porson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Porson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 51%, or 18 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 79 females, Pearl was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada