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Find more Vilson 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 417 more people named Vilson 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 27 people named Vilson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1544% more people named Vilson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 444 people named Vilson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 68 adults were unmarried
  • 3% were disabled
  • 8 were disabled
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,668

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

  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940