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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 371 people named Wakeley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Wakeley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 424 people named Wakeley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,155
  • 31% were children

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

  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940