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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 1,483 people named Westervelt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Westervelt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,313 people named Westervelt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,274 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 673 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 131 women had paying jobs
  • 54 were disabled

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

  • 208 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German