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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 12 people named Gherkin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Gherkin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • On average men worked 31 hours a week
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,500
  • Although 62% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • The average annual income was $1,045

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia