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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 22 people named Gilsrud in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 136% more people named Gilsrud in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 52 people named Gilsrud were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • For 26 females, Myrtle was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota