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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 295 people named Wolgast in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Wolgast in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 283 people named Wolgast were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 141 females, Clara was the most common name
  • 60 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 97

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

  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 127 were first-generation Americans