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Where is the Wessinger family from?
You can see how Wessinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wessinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wessinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Wessinger families living in South Carolina. This was about 86% of all the recorded Wessinger's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Wessinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wessinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Wessinger ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wessinger. 30% of Wessinger men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Wessinger women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wessinger were Salesman and Laborer. .