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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 62 people named Gilkenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Gilkenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 56 people named Gilkenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • For 30 females, Jennie was the most common name
  • 2 were disabled
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Rhode Island
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9 were first-generation Americans