Glosson Family History

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Glosson Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Klausen (see Glawson).

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


Similar surnames: Glawson, Goodson, Lyson, Gossom, Posson, Goossen, Glosser, Gloss

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Glosson Family Origin

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Glosson Family Occupations

What did your Glosson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glosson family was Cook. The most common Glosson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Glosson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glosson.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Cook

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Glosson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Glosson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glosson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glosson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Glosson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Glosson. For the veterans among your Glosson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glosson Life Expectancy

What is the average Glosson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Glosson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Glosson in 1959 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glosson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glosson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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