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Where is the Blackston family from?
You can see how Blackston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blackston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blackston families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Blackston families living in Maryland. This was about 18% of all the recorded Blackston's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Blackston families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blackston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Blackston ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blackston. 29% of Blackston men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Blackston women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blackston were Truck Driver and Domestic. .