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Pressley Family History

Pressley Name Meaning
English: variant of Priestley.Americanized form of German Pressler.

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

183,513 Historical Documents with Pressley on Ancestry.com
52,178 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,939 Military Records
913 Immigration Records
24,803 Census and Voter Lists
98,680 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pressley Families

  • Number of Pressley families
     65 - 128
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pressley families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pressley families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pressley census records

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Pressley 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 Pressley families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Pressley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pressley 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 Pressley

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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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Pressley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pressley census records

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Pressley Civil War Service Records

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