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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 183 people named Vashon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Vashon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 194 people named Vashon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,803
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • 25% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940