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Sofby Family History

Sofby Name Meaning

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

13 Historical Documents with Sofby on Ancestry.com
1 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
Military Records
2 Immigration Records
9 Census and Voter Lists
1 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sofby Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sofby census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sofby surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Sofby 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 Sofby 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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Sofby Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sofby 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 Sofby

Using the Social Security Death Index, you can find out how long people with the family name Sofby lived, as well as find information about specific Sofby ancestors. The Social Security Death Index has records for over 70 million names; where you can find birth dates, death dates, addresses, and more.

Sofby Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sofby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Sofby

Did the Sofbys fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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