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Witherell Family History

Witherell Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Wetherell.

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

81,116 Historical Documents with Witherell on Ancestry.com
17,256 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,149 Military Records
614 Immigration Records
12,213 Census and Voter Lists
47,884 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Witherell Families

  • Number of Witherell families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Witherell families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Witherell families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Witherell census records

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

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Witherell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Witherell 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 Witherell

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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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Witherell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Witherell census records

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Witherell Civil War Service Records

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