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Find more Elleson 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 552 more people named Elleson 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 165 people named Elleson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 335% more people named Elleson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 717 people named Elleson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 240 were children
  • 21% reported their race as other than white
  • 53%, or 93 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 18% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • 26 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia