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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 359 people named Wattson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Wattson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 480 people named Wattson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 73 reported their race as other than white
  • 39 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi