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Find more Herson 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 1,168 more people named Herson 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 455 people named Herson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 257% more people named Herson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,623 people named Herson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 173 reported their race as other than white
  • 31% were children
  • 178 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,254
  • 53%, or 217 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 113 were born in foreign countries
  • 138 were first-generation Americans