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Find more Whitley 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 1,773 more people named Whitley 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 11,425 people named Whitley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Whitley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13,198 people named Whitley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 487 were disabled
  • 4,490 were children
  • 61%, or 1,901 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 216 were born in foreign countries
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940