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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 27 people named Gems in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 141% more people named Gems in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 65 people named Gems were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23 were children
  • 3 were disabled
  • The youngest was 4 and the oldest was 80
  • For 31 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries