Tewksbury Family History

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Tewksbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with the (otherwise unattested) personal name Teodec + byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified place’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Marksbury, Amesbury, Alsbury, Shrewsbury, Pillsbury, Westbury

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Tewksbury Family Origin

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Tewksbury Family Occupations

What did your Tewksbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tewksbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Tewksbury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tewksbury family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tewksbury.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Tewksbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tewksbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tewksbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Tewksbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Tewksbury lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tewksbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tewksbury in 1954 was 53, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tewksbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tewksbury 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.

Famous Tewksbury Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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