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Wherry Family History

Wherry Name Meaning
English (Cornwall): perhaps a variant spelling of Werry. UK 137; CORN: 55; Not in RW.

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

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17,302 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,542 Military Records
1,296 Immigration Records
15,246 Census and Voter Lists
57,244 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wherry Families

  • Number of Wherry families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wherry families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wherry families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wherry census records

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Wherry Family Origin

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Wherry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Wherry

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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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Wherry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wherry census records

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Wherry Civil War Service Records

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