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Find more Wiswell 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 25 less people named Wiswell 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 724 people named Wiswell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Wiswell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 699 people named Wiswell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 671 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 109 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 109 were first-generation Americans
  • 29 were born in foreign countries