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Works Family History

Works Name Meaning
English: variant of Work.

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

87,324 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Works on Ancestry.com
19,166 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,610 Military Records
602 Immigration Records
19,050 Census and Voter Lists
36,896 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Works Families

  • Number of Works families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Works families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Works families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Works 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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Works 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 Works 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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Works Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Works 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 Works

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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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Works Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Works census records

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

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

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Works 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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