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Find more Wheatman 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 34 more people named Wheatman 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 115 people named Wheatman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Wheatman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 149 people named Wheatman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 27 adults were unmarried
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,431
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 23 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa