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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 279 people named Gurtner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Gurtner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 345 people named Gurtner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • For 171 females, Florence was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $984

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% were born in foreign countries