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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 88 people named Gesswein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Gesswein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 109 people named Gesswein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,620
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 40 were first-generation Americans