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Townes Family Origin

Where is the Townes family from?

Townes Family Occupations

What did your Townes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Townes family was Keeping House. The most common Townes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Townes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Townes.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Townes Historical Records

What Townes family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Townes Life Expectancy

What is the average Townes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Townes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Townes in 1942 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Townes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Townes 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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