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Godsey Family History

Godsey Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Goetze.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

165,535 Historical Documents with Godsey on Ancestry.com
24,080 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,896 Military Records
364 Immigration Records
14,193 Census and Voter Lists
123,002 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Godsey Families

  • Number of Godsey families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Godsey families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Godsey families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Godsey census records

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Godsey Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Godsey families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Godsey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Godsey families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Godsey

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Godsey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Godsey census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Godsey ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Godsey Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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