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Find more Wilsons 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 339 more people named Wilsons 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 54 people named Wilsons in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 628% more people named Wilsons in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 393 people named Wilsons were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 88 reported their race as other than white
  • For 206 females, Sarah was the most common name

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

  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia