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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 1,424 people named Priester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Priester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,434 people named Priester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 340 reported their race as other than white
  • 216 adults were unmarried
  • 1,388 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 223 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 243 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940