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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 31 people named Wiist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Wiist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 48 people named Wiist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 4 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 46% were children
  • 27% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,100

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

  • 8 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 6% were born in foreign countries