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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 576 people named Wissel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Wissel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 610 people named Wissel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 305 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,290
  • 25 were disabled
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940