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Find more Wheeling 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 113 more people named Wheeling 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 524 people named Wheeling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Wheeling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 637 people named Wheeling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 100 adults were unmarried
  • 209 were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940