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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 366 people named Gadsen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% less people named Gadsen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 221 people named Gadsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 205 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • For 119 females, Martha was the most common name
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was Ben

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

  • 46 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina