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Colony Family History

Colony Name Meaning

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

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4,406 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,341 Military Records
470 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Colony Families

Colony census records

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Colony Family Origin

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Colony Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colony ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Colony

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