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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 21 people named Gehlman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Gehlman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25 people named Gehlman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 36% were children
  • Most common occupation was housewife
  • 25 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • 6 were first-generation Americans