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Bridgeforth Family History

Bridgeforth Name Meaning
Scottish: probably a variant of the habitational name Bridgeford. pwh.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

12,812 Historical Documents with Bridgeforth on Ancestry.com
3,445 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
557 Military Records
59 Immigration Records
2,475 Census and Voter Lists
6,276 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bridgeforth Families

  • Number of Bridgeforth families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bridgeforth families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bridgeforth families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bridgeforth census records

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Bridgeforth Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Bridgeforth

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Bridgeforth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bridgeforth Civil War Service Records

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