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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 1,988 people named Lamson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Lamson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,837 people named Lamson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52%, or 395 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,108
  • 29% were children

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

  • 114 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia