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Donalson Family Origin

Where is the Donalson family from?

Donalson Family Occupations

What did your Donalson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Donalson family was Hawker. The most common Donalson occupation in the UK was Batcher (Journey Man). 13% of Donalson's were Batcher (Journey Man)s. Batcher (Journey Man), Coal (Miner) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donalson.

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  • Batcher (Journey Man)

  • Coal (Miner)

  • Coal Miner

  • Hawker


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

Donalson Historical Records

What Donalson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Donalson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donalson 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Donalson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Donalson. For the veterans among your Donalson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donalson Life Expectancy

What is the average Donalson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Donalson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Donalson in 1948 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donalson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donalson 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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