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Find more Wheston 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 917 more people named Wheston 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 38 people named Wheston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2413% more people named Wheston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 955 people named Wheston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 50%, or 123 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 113 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,701

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 168 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan