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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 100 people named Gofford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 161% more people named Gofford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 261 people named Gofford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 89 were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 29% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940