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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 417 people named Gayden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Gayden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 597 people named Gayden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37% were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 62% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 16 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were first-generation Americans