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Bolster Family History

Bolster Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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4,114 Military Records
2,218 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bolster Families

Bolster census records

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Bolster Family Origin

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Bolster Family Occupations

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Military Service by Bolster

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