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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 208 people named Gressel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Gressel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 219 people named Gressel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 56%, or 35 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 105 females, Emma was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83

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

  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 29 were born in foreign countries
  • 29% were first-generation Americans