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Find more Woolsey 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 40 less people named Woolsey 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 3,675 people named Woolsey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Woolsey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,635 people named Woolsey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 269 women had paying jobs
  • For 1,820 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,908

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 3% were born in foreign countries