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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 4,029 people named Gurley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Gurley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,138 people named Gurley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 396 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,744
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 6% were disabled
  • 1,455 were children

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

  • 52 was born in foreign country
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina