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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 9 people named Goeckeritz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 67% more people named Goeckeritz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Goeckeritz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 adults were unmarried
  • For 7 females, Edna was the most common name
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 25% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,500

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 56% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois