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Van fossen Family History

Van fossen Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Dutch Van Vossen, a habitational name for someone from Vossem in Brabant, Belgium.

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

37,291 Historical Documents with Van fossen on Ancestry.com
3,940 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
879 Military Records
111 Immigration Records
4,486 Census and Voter Lists
27,875 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Van fossen Families

  • Number of Van fossen families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    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

Van fossen census records

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Van fossen Family Origin

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Van fossen Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Van fossen

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Van fossen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Van fossen census records

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Van fossen Civil War Service Records

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