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Sheley Family History

Sheley Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Shealy.

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

51,306 Historical Documents with Sheley on Ancestry.com
7,577 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,313 Military Records
282 Immigration Records
9,166 Census and Voter Lists
32,968 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sheley Families

  • Number of Sheley families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sheley families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sheley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sheley census records

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Sheley 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 Sheley 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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Sheley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sheley 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 Sheley

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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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Sheley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sheley census records

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

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

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Sheley 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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