Towry Family History

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Towry Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Towery.

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


Similar surnames: Mowry, Torry, Howry, Cory, Torrey, Dowty, Story, Bowdry, Mory, Dory

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Towry Family Origin

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Towry Family Occupations

What did your Towry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Towry family was At Home. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towry. The most common Towry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Towry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Towry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Towry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towry 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 Towry. 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 Towry. For the veterans among your Towry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towry Life Expectancy

What is the average Towry lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Towry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Towry in 1953 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towry 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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