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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 362 people named Wattenbarger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Wattenbarger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 495 people named Wattenbarger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 4% were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 10% of women had paying jobs

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

  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee