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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 40 people named Woltjen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Woltjen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 49 people named Woltjen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35% of women had paying jobs
  • 6 owned their homes, valued on average at $6,283
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • For 26 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • 12 were first-generation Americans
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940