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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 54 people named Gimmestad in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Gimmestad in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 60 people named Gimmestad were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • 73%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 58 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 42% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • 10 were born in foreign countries