Garritson Family History

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Garritson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett.

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

Similar surnames: Garretson, Garrison, Harrison, Garrettson, Harvison, Harbison

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Garritson Family Origin

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Garritson Family Occupations

What did your Garritson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garritson family was Banker. The most common Garritson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Garritson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Apiarist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garritson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Apiarist

  • Banker


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Garritson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garritson Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Garritson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Garritson in 1958 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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