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Edison Family Origin

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Edison Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    38%
  • Boot Maker Rivetter

    8%
  • Carter

    8%
  • Factory Laborer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edison family was Factory Laborer. The most common Edison occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 38% of Edison's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Maker Rivetter and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edison.

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Edison Historical Records

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Edison Life Expectancy

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