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Where is the Silvester family from?
You can see how Silvester families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Silvester family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Silvester families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 15 Silvester families living in Maine. This was about 36% of all the recorded Silvester's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Silvester families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Silvester surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Silvester ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Silvester. 18% of Silvester men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Silvester women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silvester were Clerk and Laborer. .