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Schmits Family Origin

Where is the Schmits family from?

Schmits Family Occupations

What did your Schmits ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schmits family was Carpenter Builder. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmits. The most common Schmits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Schmits's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Carpenter Builder

    7%

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

Schmits Historical Records

What Schmits family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Schmits Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmits lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schmits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schmits in 1963 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmits

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmits 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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