Clarkston Family History

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Clarkston Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): variant of Clarkson.

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


Similar surnames: Clarkson, Blackston, Clanton, Lankton, Carleton, Blackiston

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Clarkston Family Origin

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Clarkston Family Occupations

What did your Clarkston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clarkston family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clarkston. The most common Clarkston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Clarkston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Clarkston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clarkston Life Expectancy

What is the average Clarkston lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Clarkston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Clarkston in 1963 was 78, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clarkston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clarkston 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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