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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 186 people named Wesby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Wesby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 236 people named Wesby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 168 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • They typically took 13 weeks of vacation a year
  • 12 were disabled

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

  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was German