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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 164 people named Gernhardt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Gernhardt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 238 people named Gernhardt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 were disabled
  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • For 124 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,218

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 16 were born in foreign countries