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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 121 people named Gislason in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Gislason in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 148 people named Gislason were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8 were disabled
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 39 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Icelandic
  • Most immigrants originated from Iceland
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota