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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 110 people named Roost in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Roost in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 171 people named Roost were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 84 females, Marie was the most common name
  • 27% were children
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 22 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from England