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Find more Metson 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 43 more people named Metson 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 49 people named Metson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 88% more people named Metson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 92 people named Metson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • 70%, or 16 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland