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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 17 people named Gestel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Gestel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14 people named Gestel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 9 and the oldest was 72
  • 14% were children
  • 60%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 2 were children

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

  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 35% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were first-generation Americans