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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 49 people named Gernat in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 147% more people named Gernat in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 121 people named Gernat were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was machine operator
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,564
  • 16 adults were unmarried
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 26 were first-generation Americans