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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 701 people named Boster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Boster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,002 people named Boster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 99 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,642
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 951 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84

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

  • 20 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 191 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 54 were first-generation Americans