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Phemister Family History

Phemister Name Meaning
English and Scottish: variant of Feemster ‘senior herdsman’.

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

12,229 Historical Documents with Phemister on Ancestry.com
1,998 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
348 Military Records
241 Immigration Records
2,260 Census and Voter Lists
7,382 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Phemister Families

  • Number of Phemister families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Phemister families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Phemister families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Phemister census records

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Phemister Family Origin

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Phemister Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Phemister 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 Phemister

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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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Phemister Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Phemister census records

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Phemister Civil War Service Records

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