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Foister Family Origin

Where is the Foister family from?

Foister Family Occupations

What did your Foister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Foister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foister family was Artist. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foister.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Artist


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

Foister Historical Records

What Foister family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foister 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Foister. 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 615 military records available for the last name Foister. For the veterans among your Foister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foister Life Expectancy

What is the average Foister lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Foister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Foister in 1950 was 39, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foister 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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