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Wishard Family History

Wishard Name Meaning
variant of Scottish Wishart.Americanized spelling of German Weisshardt (see Wisehart).

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

38,123 Historical Documents with Wishard on Ancestry.com
5,662 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
789 Military Records
697 Immigration Records
5,255 Census and Voter Lists
25,720 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wishard Families

  • Number of Wishard families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wishard families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wishard families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wishard census records

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Wishard 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 Wishard families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wishard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wishard 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 Wishard

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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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Wishard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wishard census records

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Wishard Civil War Service Records

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