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

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In 1940, 53 people named Gathje were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 43% were female, the most common name for males was Ronald
  • 9% of women had paying jobs
  • 38% were children
  • For 23 females, Florence was the most common name

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

  • 80% were first-generation Americans
  • 28 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7 were born in foreign countries