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Find more Poston 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 209 less people named Poston 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 4,026 people named Poston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Poston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,817 people named Poston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 406 reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,939 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $845

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Debeated
  • 183 were first-generation Americans
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries