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Forester Family History

Forester Name Meaning
English: variant of Forrest.

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

261,595 Historical Documents with Forester on Ancestry.com
46,518 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,218 Military Records
4,954 Immigration Records
41,671 Census and Voter Lists
163,234 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Forester Families

  • Number of Forester families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Forester families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Forester families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Forester census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Forester Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Forester families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Forester Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Forester

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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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Forester Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Forester census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Forester ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Forester Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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