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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 73 people named Whetson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 92% more people named Whetson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 140 people named Whetson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 women had paying jobs
  • 14 reported their race as other than white
  • 17 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farming

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 6 were first-generation Americans