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Jemison Family History

Jemison Name Meaning
English: patronymic from James.

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

70,171 Historical Documents with Jemison on Ancestry.com
17,856 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,673 Military Records
809 Immigration Records
18,100 Census and Voter Lists
30,733 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jemison Families

  • Number of Jemison families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jemison families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jemison families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Jemison Family Origin

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Jemison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jemison

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Jemison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jemison census records

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Jemison Civil War Service Records

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