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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 548 people named Gorder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Gorder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 751 people named Gorder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 721 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 123 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 220 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota