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Sumpter Family History

Sumpter Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a carrier, from Middle English sum(p)ter ‘(driver of a) pack animal’.

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

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42,044 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,368 Military Records
1,157 Immigration Records
28,092 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sumpter Families

  • Number of Sumpter families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sumpter families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sumpter families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sumpter Family Origin

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Sumpter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sumpter 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 Sumpter

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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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Sumpter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sumpter census records

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Sumpter Civil War Service Records

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