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Van Gilder Family Origin

Where is the Van Gilder family from?

Van Gilder Family Occupations

What did your Van Gilder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gilder. A less common occupation for the Van Gilder family was Farm Laborer. The most common Van Gilder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Van Gilder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Sailor

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Van Gilder Historical Records

What Van Gilder family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Van Gilder Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Gilder lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Van Gilder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Van Gilder in 1965 was 64, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Gilder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Gilder 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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