Colestock Family History

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Colestock Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German name Kohlstock, from Kohlstock ‘cabbage stalk’, perhaps applied as a nickname for a stiff or formal person.

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

Similar surnames: Colegrove, Cheslock, Kollock, Kostick, Haverstock, Pollock, Morelock

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Colestock Family Origin

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Colestock Family Occupations

What did your Colestock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Colestock family was Harness Maker. The most common Colestock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Colestock's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk Railroad were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colestock.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk Railroad

  • Harness Maker


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

Colestock Historical Records

What Colestock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Colestock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colestock 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Colestock. 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 384 military records available for the last name Colestock. For the veterans among your Colestock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colestock Life Expectancy

What is the average Colestock lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Colestock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Colestock in 1963 was 71, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colestock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colestock 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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