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Corson Family History

Corson Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Curzon.English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French corson, a diminutive of curt ‘short’ (see Court).

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

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41,738 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,468 Military Records
3,841 Immigration Records
42,972 Census and Voter Lists
162,842 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Corson Families

  • Number of Corson families
     100 - 198
     34 - 99
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Corson families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Corson families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Corson census records

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Corson Family Origin

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Corson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Corson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Corson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Corson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Corson census records

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Corson Civil War Service Records

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