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Marksbury Family History

Marksbury Name Meaning

English: variant of Marksberry .

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


Similar surnames: Malsbury, Marbury, Asbury, Amesbury, Alsbury, Tewksbury, Sainsbury

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Where is the Marksbury family from?

You can see how Marksbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marksbury family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Marksbury families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Marksbury families living in Kentucky. This was about 83% of all the recorded Marksbury's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Marksbury families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marksbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marksbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marksbury. 58% of Marksbury men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Marksbury women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marksbury were Laborer and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    23%
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What Marksbury family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Marksbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marksbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 41 immigration records available for the last name Marksbury. 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 Cards

There are 562 military records available for the last name Marksbury. For the veterans among your Marksbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marksbury lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Marksbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Marksbury in 1960 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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