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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 87 people named Gordanier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Gordanier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Gordanier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,103
  • 137 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 37 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • The most common mother tongue was German