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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 270 people named Gershowitz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Gershowitz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 275 people named Gershowitz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,165
  • 2 were disabled

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

  • 54% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 46% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish