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Gillson Family Origin

Where is the Gillson family from?

Gillson Family Occupations

What did your Gillson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gillson family was Shoemaker. Farmer and Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gillson. The most common Gillson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Gillson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Mason

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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

Gillson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gillson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gillson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gillson in 1951 was 64, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillson 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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