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Find more Ellerson 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 84 less people named Ellerson 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 442 people named Ellerson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Ellerson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 358 people named Ellerson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 341 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 125 reported their race as other than white
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,472
  • The average annual income was $788

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 39 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 59 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia