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Find more Clarkson 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 101 more people named Clarkson 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 5,086 people named Clarkson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Clarkson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,187 people named Clarkson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 53%, or 716 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most fathers originated from England
  • 467 were born in foreign countries
  • 798 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940