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Find more Gearwood relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 18 more people named Gearwood in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 13 people named Gearwood in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 138% more people named Gearwood in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31 people named Gearwood were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 were children
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 71% reported their race as other than white
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Florida
  • 62% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Panama