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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 675 people named Rierson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Rierson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 928 people named Rierson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 79 women had paying jobs
  • 894 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 193 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina