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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 1,436 people named Holston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Holston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,256 people named Holston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 347 reported their race as other than white
  • 393 were children
  • 196 adults were unmarried
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,813

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 92 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 1% were born in foreign countries