Sawmill Family History

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Sawmill Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sawhill, Hamill, Sawmiller, Sawtell, Hammill, Sawall, Sawvell

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Sawmill Family Origin

Where is the Sawmill family from?

Sawmill Family Occupations

What did your Sawmill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sawmill occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 100% of Sawmill's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper


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

Sawmill Historical Records

What Sawmill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 97 census records available for the last name Sawmill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawmill 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Sawmill. 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 4 military records available for the last name Sawmill. For the veterans among your Sawmill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawmill Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawmill lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawmill 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawmill

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