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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 33 people named Knester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 121% more people named Knester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 73 people named Knester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% were disabled
  • For 39 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 9 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer

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

  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois