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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 16 people named Gurnak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Gurnak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Gurnak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 39 hours a week
  • 4 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The youngest was 19 and the oldest was 54

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • Most mothers originated from Poland
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 12 were first-generation Americans