Bedsole Family History

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Bedsole Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Petzold.

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

Similar surnames: Edsall, Beshore, Benson, Peddle, Bustle, Beese, Bole, Ebersole

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Bedsole Family Origin

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Bedsole Family Occupations

What did your Bedsole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bedsole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Bedsole's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bedsole. A less common occupation for the Bedsole family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bedsole ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bedsole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bedsole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bedsole census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 77 immigration records available for the last name Bedsole. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bedsole. For the veterans among your Bedsole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bedsole Life Expectancy

What is the average Bedsole lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bedsole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bedsole in 1942 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bedsole

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bedsole 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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