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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 493 people named Kiester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Kiester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 468 people named Kiester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $954
  • 450 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 98 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940