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Find more Willsey 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 38 more people named Willsey 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 777 people named Willsey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Willsey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 815 people named Willsey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 184 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois