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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 993 people named Griswald in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Griswald in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,267 people named Griswald were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 103 women had paying jobs
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 644 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 1,223 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 104 were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 240 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940