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Where is the Colson family from?
You can see how Colson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Colson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 43 Colson families living in Maine. This was about 34% of all the recorded Colson's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Colson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Colson. 20% of Colson men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Colson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colson were Carpenter and Housekeeper.