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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 39 people named Gossum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 97% more people named Gossum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77 people named Gossum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 19% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $735
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940