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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 16 people named Gerttula in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Gerttula in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19 people named Gerttula were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 10% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 5 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • 31% were first-generation Americans