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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 53 people named Desson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 494% more people named Desson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 315 people named Desson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3% were disabled
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 32 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940