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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 94 people named Gilstrop in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 117% more people named Gilstrop in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 204 people named Gilstrop were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 were disabled
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 93 females, Virginia was the most common name
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina