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Schewe Family History

Schewe Name Meaning
North German: variant of Scheff.

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

26,841 Historical Documents with Schewe on Ancestry.com
12,607 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,276 Military Records
998 Immigration Records
3,986 Census and Voter Lists
7,974 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schewe Families

  • Number of Schewe families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schewe families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schewe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schewe census records

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Schewe Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Schewe families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Schewe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schewe 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 Schewe

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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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Schewe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schewe census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Schewe Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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