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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 154 people named Goeddel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Goeddel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Goeddel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • For 82 females, Mary was the most common name
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 36%, or 16 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 6 were born in foreign countries