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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 166 people named Gareis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Gareis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 251 people named Gareis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 81
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • For 134 females, Margaret was the most common name

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

  • 77 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 46% were first-generation Americans