Garton Family History

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Garton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Marton, Parton, Harton, Barton, Carton, Warton, Baron, Martin, Easton

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Garton Family Origin

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Garton Family Occupations

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

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Garton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garton Life Expectancy

What is the average Garton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garton 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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