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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 74 people named Wessen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 85% more people named Wessen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 137 people named Wessen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 15% reported their race as other than white
  • 33% were children
  • 20 adults were unmarried

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

  • 20 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 23 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish