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Find more Yester 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 127 more people named Yester 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 155 people named Yester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Yester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 282 people named Yester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 143 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 89 were children
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,429
  • 47%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were born in foreign countries