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Tanksley Family Origin

Where is the Tanksley family from?

Tanksley Family Occupations

What did your Tanksley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tanksley family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanksley. The most common Tanksley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Tanksley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Tanksley Historical Records

What Tanksley family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Tanksley Life Expectancy

What is the average Tanksley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tanksley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tanksley in 1944 was 24, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tanksley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanksley 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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