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Wilshusen Family History

Wilshusen Name Meaning
North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named, now lost. It was most probably in the Bremervörde area, where the name is now predominantly found.

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

9,449 Historical Documents with Wilshusen on Ancestry.com
1,671 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
236 Military Records
460 Immigration Records
1,668 Census and Voter Lists
5,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wilshusen Families

  • Number of Wilshusen families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    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

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Wilshusen Family Origin

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Wilshusen Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wilshusen

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Wilshusen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wilshusen census records

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Military Service by Wilshusen

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