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Gilchrest Family Origin

Where is the Gilchrest family from?

Gilchrest Family Occupations

What did your Gilchrest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gilchrest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gilchrest's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gilchrest family was Carpenter. Farmer, Sailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilchrest.

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  • Farmer

  • Sailor

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Gilchrest Historical Records

What Gilchrest family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gilchrest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilchrest 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 Gilchrest

Passenger List

There are 826 immigration records available for the last name Gilchrest. 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 525 military records available for the last name Gilchrest. For the veterans among your Gilchrest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilchrest Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilchrest lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gilchrest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gilchrest in 1950 was 76, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilchrest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilchrest 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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