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Ketchen Family Origin

Where is the Ketchen family from?

Ketchen Family Occupations

What did your Ketchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketchen. A less common occupation for the Ketchen family was Blacksmith. The most common Ketchen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Ketchen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Banker

  • Blacksmith


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

Ketchen Historical Records

What Ketchen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Ketchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ketchen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ketchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ketchen in 1964 was 85, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ketchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ketchen 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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