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Find more Whillans 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 11 less people named Whillans 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 20 people named Whillans in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% less people named Whillans in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Whillans were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 89% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 8 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Rhode Island
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada