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Where is the Pursell family from?
You can see how Pursell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pursell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pursell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Pursell families living in Virginia. This was about 26% of all the recorded Pursell's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Pursell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pursell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pursell. 16% of Pursell men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Pursell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pursell were Truck Driver and Clerk. .