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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 323 people named Harelson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Harelson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 329 people named Harelson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,648
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 158 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 70 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were first-generation Americans