Chesbrough Family History

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Chesbrough Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cheeseburn in Northumberland, recorded in 1286 as Cheseburgh, possibly from Old English cis ‘gravel’ + burh ‘stronghold’.

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

Similar surnames: Newbrough, Kimbrough, Brough, Yarbrough, Hembrough, Malbrough

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Chesbrough Family Origin

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Chesbrough Family Occupations

What did your Chesbrough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boat Agent and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesbrough. The most common Chesbrough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Chesbrough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chesbrough family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Boat Agent

  • Farm Laborer

  • Fisherman


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

Chesbrough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chesbrough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesbrough 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Chesbrough. 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 302 military records available for the last name Chesbrough. For the veterans among your Chesbrough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesbrough Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesbrough lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Chesbrough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Chesbrough in 1949 was 30, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesbrough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesbrough 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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