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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 236 people named Gouse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 60% more people named Gouse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 377 people named Gouse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 24% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 62 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina