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Lessley Family Origin

Where is the Lessley family from?

Lessley Family Occupations

What did your Lessley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lessley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lessley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lessley family was Dry Goods Dealer. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lessley.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Dry Goods Dealer

    5%

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

Lessley Historical Records

What Lessley family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Lessley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lessley. 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 Lessley. For the veterans among your Lessley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lessley Life Expectancy

What is the average Lessley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lessley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lessley in 1955 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lessley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lessley 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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