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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 65 people named Girst in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Girst in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 81 people named Girst were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 19 adults were unmarried
  • 6 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% were first-generation Americans