Hartpence Family History

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Hartpence Name Meaning

From a misdivision of the name of Johannes Eberhart Pence, living in Hunterdon County, NJ, in the 1730s. His name was no doubt originally German Benz. See also Pence.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Harten, Harpenau, Hance, Hartman, Parten, Hartjes, Hartmann, Hurtgen

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Hartpence Family Origin

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Hartpence Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hartpence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hartpence's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hartpence family was Machine Agent. Farmer, Carpenter and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartpence.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Huckster

    6%
  • Machine Agent

    6%

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

Hartpence Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hartpence Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartpence lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hartpence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Hartpence in 1955 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartpence

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartpence 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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