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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 218 people named Goddin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Goddin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Goddin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 38 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 126 females, Louise was the most common name
  • 25 women had paying jobs
  • 12 were disabled

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

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • 29 were first-generation Americans