Whitesell Family History

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Whitesell Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weitzel.

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


Similar surnames: Whitsell, Whitesel, Whitsel, Whetsell, Whitefield, Whitener

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Whitesell Family Origin

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Whitesell Family Occupations

What did your Whitesell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitesell. A less common occupation for the Whitesell family was Farming. The most common Whitesell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Whitesell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Whitesell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whitesell Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitesell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Whitesell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Whitesell in 1945 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitesell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitesell 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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