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Sherard Family History

Sherard Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Sherrard.

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

44,787 Historical Documents with Sherard on Ancestry.com
8,369 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,393 Military Records
384 Immigration Records
6,918 Census and Voter Lists
27,723 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sherard Families

  • Number of Sherard families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sherard families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sherard families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sherard census records

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Sherard 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 Sherard 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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Sherard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sherard 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 Sherard

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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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Sherard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sherard census records

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

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

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Sherard Civil War Service Records

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

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