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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 123 people named Wietzel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 52% more people named Wietzel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 187 people named Wietzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 173 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5 were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German