Find more Petersons 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 214 more people named Petersons in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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 58 people named Petersons in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 369% more people named Petersons in the United States. What was life like for them?
In 1940, 272 people named Petersons were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
As Petersons families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map: