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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 53 people named Wail in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 355% more people named Wail in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 241 people named Wail were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,402
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 34 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,365

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6 were born in foreign countries