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Van fossan Family History

Van fossan Name Meaning
American variant spelling of Dutch Van Vossen (see Van Fossen).

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

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534 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
175 Military Records
29 Immigration Records
463 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Van fossan Families

  • Number of Van fossan families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van fossan Family Origin

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Van fossan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Van fossan Civil War Service Records

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