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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 100 people named Gresley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 100% more people named Gresley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 200 people named Gresley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 were disabled
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farming
  • 17 reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 27 were first-generation Americans