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Find more Cannister 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 7 less people named Cannister 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 15 people named Cannister in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% less people named Cannister in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8 people named Cannister were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 13 and the oldest was 67
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 29 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $450

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

  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 1 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940