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Find more Shilson 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 87 more people named Shilson 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 42 people named Shilson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 207% more people named Shilson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Shilson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,938

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

  • 18 were first-generation Americans
  • 32 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were born in foreign countries