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Find more Goodway 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 58 more people named Goodway 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 72 people named Goodway in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 81% more people named Goodway in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 130 people named Goodway were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 66 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 127 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 32% were children

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 38% were first-generation Americans