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Where is the Polley family from?
You can see how Polley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Polley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Polley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 20 Polley families living in New York. This was about 51% of all the recorded Polley's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Polley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Polley 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 US named Polley. 22% of Polley men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Polley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polley were Truck Driver and Clerk.