Ledgerwood Family History

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Ledgerwood Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so named in Berwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Underwood, Fleetwood, Wedgewood, Greenwood, Garwood, Redwood

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Ledgerwood Family Origin

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Ledgerwood Family Occupations

What did your Ledgerwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ledgerwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Ledgerwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Locomotive Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledgerwood. A less common occupation for the Ledgerwood family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Locomotive Engineer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Ledgerwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ledgerwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledgerwood lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ledgerwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ledgerwood in 1955 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledgerwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledgerwood 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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