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Owsley Family History

Owsley Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Ousley.

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

197,545 Historical Documents with Owsley on Ancestry.com
16,346 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,288 Military Records
1,094 Immigration Records
12,391 Census and Voter Lists
164,426 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Owsley Families

  • Number of Owsley families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Owsley families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Owsley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Owsley census records

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Owsley Family Origin

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Owsley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Owsley

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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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Owsley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Owsley census records

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Owsley Civil War Service Records

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