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Hersey Family History

Hersey Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Hershey 2.

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

281,445 Historical Documents with Hersey on Ancestry.com
50,502 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,507 Military Records
3,140 Immigration Records
35,878 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hersey Families

  • Number of Hersey families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hersey families
     75 - 148
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hersey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hersey census records

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Hersey Family Origin

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Hersey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hersey

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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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Hersey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hersey census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hersey ancestors, such as occupation.

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Hersey Civil War Service Records

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