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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 2,778 people named Whitmer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Whitmer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,858 people named Whitmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 30 reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 401 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,897

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 601 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 38 was born in foreign country