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Peasley Family History

Peasley Name Meaning
English (West Midlands): probably a variant of Paisley or Beasley.

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

109,678 Historical Documents with Peasley on Ancestry.com
17,569 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,618 Military Records
1,007 Immigration Records
16,051 Census and Voter Lists
72,433 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Peasley Families

  • Number of Peasley families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Peasley families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Peasley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Peasley census records

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Peasley Family Origin

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Peasley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Peasley 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 Peasley

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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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Peasley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Peasley census records

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Peasley Civil War Service Records

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