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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 566 people named Gribbin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Gribbin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 707 people named Gribbin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 95 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 34 were disabled
  • 26% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 45 were born in foreign countries
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina