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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 111 people named Herston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 150% more people named Herston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 277 people named Herston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 257 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 27% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary
  • 74 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940