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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 2,495 people named Wesson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Wesson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,346 people named Wesson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 455 reported their race as other than white
  • 206 women had paying jobs
  • 32% were children
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • 230 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish