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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 549 people named Wakeland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Wakeland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 593 people named Wakeland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 81 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • Most common occupation was carpenter

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

  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 45 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky