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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 560 people named Gering in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Gering in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 724 people named Gering were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 187 were children
  • 148 adults were unmarried
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940