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Whelchel Family Origin

Where is the Whelchel family from?

Whelchel Family Occupations

What did your Whelchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whelchel. The most common Whelchel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Whelchel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whelchel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Whelchel Historical Records

What Whelchel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Whelchel Life Expectancy

What is the average Whelchel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Whelchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Whelchel in 1951 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whelchel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whelchel 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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