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Find more Preister 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 53 more people named Preister 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 183 people named Preister in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Preister in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 236 people named Preister were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,352
  • 5% were disabled
  • 36% were children
  • 9 were disabled

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

  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina