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Prison Family History

Prison Name Meaning

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

16,239 Historical Documents with Prison on Ancestry.com
857 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,620 Military Records
248 Immigration Records
2,065 Census and Voter Lists
449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Prison Families

  • Number of Prison families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Prison families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Prison last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Prison 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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Prison 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 Prison 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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Prison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Prison 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 Prison

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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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Prison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Prison census records

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

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

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Prison 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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