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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 49 more
named Goettel in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 305 people named Goettel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 354 people
named Goettel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
345 rented out rooms to boarders
The typical household was 3 people
34%, or 30 people, lived in homes they rented
They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Goettel families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
45 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940