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Bessert Family Origin

Where is the Bessert family from?

Bessert Family Occupations

What did your Bessert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bessert family was Keeping House. The most common Bessert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Bessert's were Farmers. Farmer and Carter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bessert.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Carter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Bessert Historical Records

What Bessert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bessert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bessert 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 Bessert

Passenger List

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

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Bessert Life Expectancy

What is the average Bessert lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bessert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bessert in 1961 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bessert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bessert 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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