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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 15 people named Gainen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Gainen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16 people named Gainen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 36 hours a week
  • 5 were children
  • The average annual income was $550
  • 16 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 40% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Russia