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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 17 people named Gedden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Gedden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 5 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 80
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Utah