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Downum Family Origin

Where is the Downum family from?

Downum Family Occupations

What did your Downum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Days Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Downum. A less common occupation for the Downum family was Farmes. The most common Downum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Downum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Days Laborer

    8%
  • Farmes

    8%

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

Downum Historical Records

What Downum family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Downum Life Expectancy

What is the average Downum lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Downum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Downum in 1957 was 44, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Downum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Downum 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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