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Find more Farster 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 270 more people named Farster 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 158 people named Farster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 171% more people named Farster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 428 people named Farster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 19% of adults were unmarried
  • 60%, or 69 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • 61 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940