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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 41 people named Whitake in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 390% more people named Whitake in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 201 people named Whitake were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 39% were children
  • 12 were disabled

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 5% were first-generation Americans