Cowdery Family History

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Cowdery Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cowdrey.

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


Similar surnames: Cordery, Cowey, Cordry, Dowdey, Lowder, Bowdry, Clower, Corder

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Cowdery Family Origin

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Cowdery Family Occupations

What did your Cowdery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cowdery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Cowdery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowdery family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowdery.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Cowdery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowdery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowdery 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cowdery. 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 Cowdery. For the veterans among your Cowdery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowdery Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowdery lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cowdery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cowdery in 1958 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowdery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowdery 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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