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Find more Gilse relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1 less person named Gilse in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 9 people named Gilse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Gilse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Gilse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,308
  • 1 adult was unmarried
  • 4 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 33% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 38% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940