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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 82 people named Gritt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Gritt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 100 people named Gritt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 33%, or 9 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian