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Purves Family Origin

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Purves Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    15%
  • School Teacher

    15%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Milliner

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Purves family was Milliner. Dressmaker, School Teacher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purves. The most common Purves occupation in Canada was Dressmaker. 15% of Purves's were Dressmakers.

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Purves Historical Records

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Purves Life Expectancy

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