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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 1,179 people named Woolery in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Woolery in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,317 people named Woolery were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 1,274 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 11% were first-generation Americans