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Where is the Pursel family from?
You can see how Pursel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pursel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pursel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Pursel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Pursel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pursel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pursel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pursel. 24% of Pursel men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Pursel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pursel were Truck Driver and Nurse. .