Shawbury Family History

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Shawbury Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hanbury, Bradbury, Asbury, Halbur, Banbury, Hamburg, Haury, Marbury

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Shawbury Family Origin

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Shawbury Family Occupations

What did your Shawbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawbury occupation in the USA was Hand In Sawmill. 100% of Shawbury's were Hand In Sawmills.

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  • Hand In Sawmill


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

Shawbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9 census records available for the last name Shawbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Shawbury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1 military records available for the last name Shawbury. For the veterans among your Shawbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawbury lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawbury ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawbury

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