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Find more Rolston 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 399 more people named Rolston 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 889 people named Rolston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Rolston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,288 people named Rolston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,231 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,056
  • 39 reported their race as other than white
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,751

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 254 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio