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Find more Godden relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 36 more people named Godden in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 533 people named Godden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Godden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 569 people named Godden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 7% were disabled
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,817
  • 54 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,817

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 81 were born in foreign countries