Gholson Family History

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Gholson Name Meaning

Variant of English Goldstone 2 and 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Golson, Gholston, Goldson, Golston, Folson, Gosson, Bolson, Gillson

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Gholson Family Origin

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Gholson Family Occupations

What did your Gholson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gholson family was Farming. The most common Gholson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Gholson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gholson.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gholson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gholson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gholson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gholson. 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 Gholson. For the veterans among your Gholson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gholson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gholson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gholson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gholson in 1951 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gholson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gholson 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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