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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 63 people named Wehlan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Wehlan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 92 people named Wehlan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9% of women had paying jobs
  • 10 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,984
  • 4% were disabled
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Richard

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 43% were first-generation Americans