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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 51 people named Gossitt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 73% more people named Gossitt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 88 people named Gossitt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50% were children
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Leo
  • 18% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 17 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 6% were first-generation Americans