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Find more Gilyard 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 101 more people named Gilyard 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 482 people named Gilyard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Gilyard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 583 people named Gilyard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 234 were children
  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • 481 reported their race as other than white
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,691

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

  • They most commonly lived in Florida
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 40 were first-generation Americans