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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 Gierahn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 56% less people named Gierahn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7 people named Gierahn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 29% were children
  • On average men worked 38 hours a week
  • 50% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 19% were born in foreign countries