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Find more Wheless 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 39 more people named Wheless 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 321 people named Wheless in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Wheless in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 360 people named Wheless were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,706
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 37%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 348 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8 were first-generation Americans