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Find more Franson 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 270 more people named Franson 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 974 people named Franson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Franson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,244 people named Franson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 272 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 112 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Sweden
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • Most fathers originated from Sweden
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940