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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 232 people named Gums in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Gums in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 257 people named Gums were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • For 131 females, Lillian was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 76 were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were first-generation Americans