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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 317 people named Wootan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Wootan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 380 people named Wootan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 365 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 40 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,794

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama