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Find more Brownson 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 217 more people named Brownson 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 706 people named Brownson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Brownson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 923 people named Brownson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 74 women had paying jobs
  • 130 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,119
  • 258 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,247

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 35 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 5% were born in foreign countries