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Find more Westby relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 38 less people named Westby in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 875 people named Westby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Westby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 837 people named Westby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 193 adults were unmarried
  • 7% were disabled
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,934
  • 41 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was Scandinavian Norway
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • 139 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940