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Pownell Family Origin

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Pownell Family Occupations

What did your Pownell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Foreman

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, Foreman and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pownell. A less common occupation for the Pownell family was Servant. The most common Pownell occupation in Canada was Foreman. 33% of Pownell's were Foremans.

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Pownell Historical Records

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Pownell Life Expectancy

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