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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 10 less
named Gerretson in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 64 people named Gerretson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 54 people
named Gerretson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
2 women had paying jobs
65% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,159
Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
54 rented out rooms to boarders
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Gerretson families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
22 were first-generation Americans
2% were born in foreign countries
34% were first-generation Americans
9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940