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Dorcas Family Origin

Where is the Dorcas family from?

Dorcas Family Occupations

What did your Dorcas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorcas family was Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorcas. The most common Dorcas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Dorcas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Dealer

    5%

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

Dorcas Historical Records

What Dorcas family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Dorcas Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorcas lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dorcas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Dorcas in 1959 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorcas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorcas 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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