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Poitras Family Origin

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Poitras Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Forgeron

    5%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poitras. The most common Poitras occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Poitras's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Poitras family was Forgeron.

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Poitras Historical Records

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Poitras Life Expectancy

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