Mosely Family History

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Mosely Name Meaning

English: variants Mosley. The form Moseley occurs mainly in the West Midlands.

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


Similar surnames: Moseley, Mosey, Moseby, Morel, Josey, Mowell, Moses, Morell, Mosley

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Mosely Family Origin

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Mosely Family Occupations

What did your Mosely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mosely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mosely's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mosely family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mosely.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Mosely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mosely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosely 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 Mosely. 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 Mosely. For the veterans among your Mosely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mosely Life Expectancy

What is the average Mosely lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mosely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mosely in 1941 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mosely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mosely 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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