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Western Family Origin

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Western Family Occupations

What did your Western ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Western occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Western's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Western family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Western.

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Western Historical Records

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Western Life Expectancy

What is the average Western lifespan?

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