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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 9 people named Wessie in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 111% more people named Wessie in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19 people named Wessie were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • Although 42% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • The typical household was 6 people
  • 17% owned their homes, valued on average at $250

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 44% were born in foreign countries