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Where is the Payson family from?
You can see how Payson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Payson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Payson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 28 Payson families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 37% of all the recorded Payson's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Payson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Payson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.