Shefelton Family History

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Shefelton 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: Heselton, Hazelton, Felton, Whealton, Shelton, Wheeldon, Helton

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Shefelton Family Origin

Where is the Shefelton family from?

Shefelton Family Occupations

What did your Shefelton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shefelton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shefelton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Shefelton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefelton 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Shefelton. 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 14 military records available for the last name Shefelton. For the veterans among your Shefelton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefelton Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefelton lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1996, in the United States, Shefelton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shefelton in 1975 was 75, and 28 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefelton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefelton 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.

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