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Gerke Family Origin

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Gerke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Gerke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Gerke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerke. A less common occupation for the Gerke family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Gerke | Data not to scale

Gerke Historical Records

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Gerke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Gerke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gerke in 1942 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerke

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