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Find more Welson 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 7,200 more people named Welson 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 832 people named Welson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 865% more people named Welson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,032 people named Welson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 30% were children
  • 2,420 were children
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 7% were born in foreign countries