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Find more Grimshaw 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 143 less people named Grimshaw 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 1,345 people named Grimshaw in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Grimshaw in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,202 people named Grimshaw were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 289 were children
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,272

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 387 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 19% were born in foreign countries