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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 2,450 people named Grimsley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Grimsley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,461 people named Grimsley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2,394 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 235 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,495

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 537 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 25 was born in foreign country