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Find more Kilgus relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 71 more people named Kilgus in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 356 people named Kilgus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Kilgus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 427 people named Kilgus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 86 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 36% were first-generation Americans