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Hennessey Family Origin

Where is the Hennessey family from?

Hennessey Family Occupations

What did your Hennessey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hennessey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Hennessey's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hennessey family was Carpenter. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hennessey.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hennessey Historical Records

What Hennessey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hennessey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennessey 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 Hennessey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hennessey. 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 Hennessey. For the veterans among your Hennessey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hennessey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennessey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hennessey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hennessey in 1942 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hennessey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hennessey 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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