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Donaway Family Origin

Where is the Donaway family from?

Donaway Family Occupations

What did your Donaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donaway family was Blacksmith. The most common Donaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Donaway's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donaway.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Donaway Historical Records

What Donaway family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Donaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaway 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 Donaway

Passenger List

There are 94 immigration records available for the last name Donaway. 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 676 military records available for the last name Donaway. For the veterans among your Donaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaway lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Donaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Donaway in 1953 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaway 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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