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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 134 people named Gookins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Gookins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 195 people named Gookins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 26 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 184 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940