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Messmore Family History

Messmore Name Meaning
Possibly an altered form of Messmer. (cf.

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

25,532 Historical Documents with Messmore on Ancestry.com
4,255 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
835 Military Records
270 Immigration Records
4,212 Census and Voter Lists
15,960 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Messmore Families

  • Number of Messmore families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Messmore last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Messmore last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Messmore census records

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Messmore Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Messmore families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Messmore Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Messmore 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 Messmore

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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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Messmore Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Messmore census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Messmore ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Messmore Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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