Mershon Family History

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Mershon Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Marchand.

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

Similar surnames: Person, Merson, Persons, Jepson, Deshon, Marson, Peirson, Benston

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Mershon Family Origin

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Mershon Family Occupations

What did your Mershon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mershon. A less common occupation for the Mershon family was Carpenter. The most common Mershon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mershon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Mershon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mershon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mershon 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 741 immigration records available for the last name Mershon. 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 Mershon. For the veterans among your Mershon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mershon Life Expectancy

What is the average Mershon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mershon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mershon in 1944 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mershon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mershon 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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