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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 16 people named Gathercoal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 62% more people named Gathercoal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 26 people named Gathercoal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 64
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Kenneth
  • 50%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries