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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 34 people named Gresen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 68% more people named Gresen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 57 people named Gresen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm work
  • 36% of adults were unmarried
  • 25% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 13 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940