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Purves Family Origin

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Purves Family Occupations

What did your Purves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Purves family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purves. The most common Purves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Purves's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Architect

    2%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%

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Purves Historical Records

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Purves Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Purves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Purves in 1952 was 53, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purves 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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