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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 35 people named Gerstmyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Gerstmyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 36 people named Gerstmyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 73% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,313
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 8 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,313

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 1 were born in foreign countries