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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 8 people named Gerbstadt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% more people named Gerbstadt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11 people named Gerbstadt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 53 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,000

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

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