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Compston Family Origin

Where is the Compston family from?

Compston Family Occupations

What did your Compston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Actor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Compston. A less common occupation for the Compston family was Engraver. The most common Compston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Compston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Actor

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Engraver

    7%

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

Compston Historical Records

What Compston family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Compston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Compston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Compston

Passenger List

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

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Compston Life Expectancy

What is the average Compston lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Compston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Compston in 1954 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Compston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Compston 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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