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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 547 people named Gillenwaters in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% less people named Gillenwaters in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 255 people named Gillenwaters were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 17 reported their race as other than white
  • 12% of women had paying jobs
  • 248 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 34% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 86 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia