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Find more Goodsell relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 108 less people named Goodsell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 1,224 people named Goodsell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Goodsell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,116 people named Goodsell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 570 females, Grace was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,196
  • 1,075 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 60 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 198 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California