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Where is the Fossett family from?
You can see how Fossett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fossett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fossett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Fossett families living in Maine. This was about 31% of all the recorded Fossett's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Fossett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fossett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fossett. 21% of Fossett men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Fossett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fossett were Farm Laborer and Housework. .