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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 118 people named Gavette in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Gavette in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 151 people named Gavette were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Ralph
  • Most common occupation was painter
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $793

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

  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 40 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries