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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 42 people named Gershenowitz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Gershenowitz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 40 people named Gershenowitz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,200
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 22 females, Annie was the most common name

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

  • 1 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 38% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 62% were first-generation Americans