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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 2,616 people named Gaskin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Gaskin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,566 people named Gaskin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 61%, or 375 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 190 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German