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Postma Family Origin

Where is the Postma family from?

Postma Family Occupations

What did your Postma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Postma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Postma's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Postma. A less common occupation for the Postma family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    29%
  • Huckster

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Postma Historical Records

What Postma family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Postma Life Expectancy

What is the average Postma lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Postma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Postma in 1942 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Postma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Postma 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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