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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 422 people named Woodlief in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Woodlief in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 492 people named Woodlief were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $917
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 27 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 7 were first-generation Americans