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Find more Gerwitz 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 58 more people named Gerwitz 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 174 people named Gerwitz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% more people named Gerwitz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 232 people named Gerwitz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44 adults were unmarried
  • 220 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 7% were disabled
  • 32% were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in New York