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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 12 people named Gelins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% less people named Gelins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Gelins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,900
  • Most common occupation was seaman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 42% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut