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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 252 people named Wesselman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Wesselman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 285 people named Wesselman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 277 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was carpenter

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 54 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois