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Find more Wilis 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 373 more people named Wilis 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 80 people named Wilis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 466% more people named Wilis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 453 people named Wilis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 156 were children
  • 22% reported their race as other than white
  • 101 reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 88 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940