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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 67 people named Peteson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 769% more people named Peteson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 582 people named Peteson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 reported their race as other than white
  • For 292 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 167 were children
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 22% were born in foreign countries