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Find more Wheatley 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 160 less people named Wheatley 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 6,013 people named Wheatley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Wheatley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,853 people named Wheatley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5,651 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 676 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,974
  • 490 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 988 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 351 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 707 were first-generation Americans