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Deweese Family History

Deweese Name Meaning

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

264,085 Historical Documents with Deweese on Ancestry
30,778 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,045 Military Records
469 Immigration Records
16,195 Census and Voter Lists
212,598 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Deweese Families

  • Number of Deweese families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Deweese last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Deweese families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Deweese census records

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Deweese Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Deweese lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Deweese Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Deweese families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Deweese

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Deweese Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Deweese census records

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Deweese Civil War Service Records

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