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Find more Hockstra 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 489 more people named Hockstra 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 264 people named Hockstra in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 185% more people named Hockstra in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 753 people named Hockstra were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • 65 women had paying jobs
  • 47%, or 93 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 740 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 117 were first-generation Americans
  • 79 were born in foreign countries
  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois