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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 175 people named Galyan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Galyan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 192 people named Galyan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,291
  • Most common occupation was housekeeper
  • 22 adults were unmarried
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • 2 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 5% were first-generation Americans