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Ridgway Family Origin

Where is the Ridgway family from?

Ridgway Family Occupations

What did your Ridgway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridgway. A less common occupation for the Ridgway family was Laborer. The most common Ridgway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ridgway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Ridgway Historical Records

What Ridgway family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Ridgway Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridgway lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ridgway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ridgway in 1946 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridgway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridgway 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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