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Van Petten Family Origin

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Van Petten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • School Teacher

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%

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

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Van Petten Historical Records

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Van Petten Life Expectancy

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