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Garrison Family History

Garrison Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Garrett.

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

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247,191 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
51,520 Military Records
8,408 Immigration Records
194,903 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Garrison Families

  • Number of Garrison families
     254 - 505
     85 - 253
     1 - 84
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Garrison families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Garrison families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Garrison census records

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Garrison Family Origin

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Garrison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Garrison 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 Garrison

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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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Garrison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Garrison census records

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Garrison Civil War Service Records

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