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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 19 people named Geschel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Geschel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Geschel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was owneroperator
  • The youngest was 7 and the oldest was 75
  • 13 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,863

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were born in foreign countries