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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 284 people named Griscom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Griscom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 364 people named Griscom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 182 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 30% were children
  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • 54 owned their homes, valued on average at $10,580

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

  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were first-generation Americans