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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 124 people named Whetham in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Whetham in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 133 people named Whetham were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Kenneth
  • For 67 females, Nellie was the most common name
  • 20 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,293
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 52% were first-generation Americans
  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada