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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 2,778 people named Goolsby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Goolsby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,171 people named Goolsby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 20% reported their race as other than white
  • 59%, or 419 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • 67 were first-generation Americans
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 2% were first-generation Americans