Foglesong Family History

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Foglesong Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish Vogelsang ‘bird song’.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfson, Vogelsong, Fogelson, Oveson, Ollison, Giesing, Hoesing

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Foglesong Family Origin

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Foglesong Family Occupations

What did your Foglesong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foglesong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Foglesong's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foglesong. A less common occupation for the Foglesong family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Foglesong Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foglesong Life Expectancy

What is the average Foglesong lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Foglesong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Foglesong in 1958 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foglesong 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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