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Folks Family Origin

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Folks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

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Folks Historical Records

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Folks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Folks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Folks in 1955 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folks

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