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Ferster Family Origin

Where is the Ferster family from?

Ferster Family Occupations

What did your Ferster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ferster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ferster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferster family was Clerk In General Store. Farmer, Laborer and Bark Peeler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferster.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Bark Peeler

  • Clerk In General Store


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

Ferster Historical Records

What Ferster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferster 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 747 immigration records available for the last name Ferster. 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 274 military records available for the last name Ferster. For the veterans among your Ferster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferster Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferster lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Ferster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ferster in 1951 was 38, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferster 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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