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Sowles Family Origin

Where is the Sowles family from?

Sowles Family Occupations

What did your Sowles ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer and Grocer (Shop) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sowles. The most common Sowles occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 50% of Sowles's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Grocer (Shop)


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

Sowles Historical Records

What Sowles family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Sowles Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowles lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sowles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sowles in 1949 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowles 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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