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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 1,253 people named Jellison in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Jellison in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,313 people named Jellison were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 647 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 1,264 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 175 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,725
  • 46%, or 151 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 186 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 50 were born in foreign countries
  • 152 were first-generation Americans