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Find more Polston 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 145 less people named Polston 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 1,019 people named Polston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Polston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 874 people named Polston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 110 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 167 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from Romania