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Pursel Family Origin

Where is the Pursel family from?

Pursel Family Occupations

What did your Pursel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pursel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pursel. The most common Pursel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pursel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Pursel Historical Records

What Pursel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Pursel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pursel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pursel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pursel in 1948 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pursel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pursel 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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