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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 1,020 people named Gossman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Gossman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,023 people named Gossman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 978 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 144 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,889

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

  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 177 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 112 were born in foreign countries