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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 138 people named Griffies in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 148% more people named Griffies in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 342 people named Griffies were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 322 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 9% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 19% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 12 were first-generation Americans