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Hanshaw Family History

Hanshaw Name Meaning
English: perhaps a variant of Henshaw.Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Handschuh.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

68,053 Historical Documents with Hanshaw on Ancestry.com
17,700 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,129 Military Records
606 Immigration Records
15,168 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hanshaw Families

  • Number of Hanshaw families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hanshaw families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hanshaw families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hanshaw census records

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Hanshaw Family Origin

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Hanshaw Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hanshaw families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hanshaw

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hanshaw Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hanshaw census records

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Hanshaw Civil War Service Records

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