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Find more Hollister 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 640 less people named Hollister 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 3,548 people named Hollister in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Hollister in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,908 people named Hollister were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 470 adults were unmarried
  • 26 reported their race as other than white
  • 430 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,305
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 437 were first-generation Americans
  • 115 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans