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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 78 people named Guiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Guiss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 153 people named Guiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28 adults were unmarried
  • For 74 females, Martha was the most common name
  • 146 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 41 were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 24 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York