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Where is the Seley family from?
You can see how Seley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Seley families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Seley's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Seley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seley. 20% of Seley men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Seley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seley were Farming and Teacher.