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Besselman Family Origin

Where is the Besselman family from?

Besselman Family Occupations

What did your Besselman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Labored In Planing Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Besselman. A less common occupation for the Besselman family was Machinist. The most common Besselman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Besselman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labored In Planing Mill

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%

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

Besselman Historical Records

What Besselman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Besselman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Besselman. 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 Besselman. For the veterans among your Besselman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Besselman Life Expectancy

What is the average Besselman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Besselman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Besselman in 1954 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besselman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Besselman 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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