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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 392 people named Gafney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% less people named Gafney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 247 people named Gafney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 24 women had paying jobs
  • 17 were disabled
  • 43 adults were unmarried

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Mother
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama