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Where is the Goley family from?
You can see how Goley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Goley families living in Kentucky. This was about 25% of all the recorded Goley's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Goley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goley. 20% of Goley men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Goley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goley were Weaver and Machine Operator.