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Where is the Pelley family from?
You can see how Pelley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pelley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pelley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Pelley family living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Pelley's in the USA. Kentucky and 2 other states had the highest population of Pelley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pelley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pelley. 23% of Pelley men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Pelley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pelley were Truck Driver and Housework.