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Where is the Sheffer family from?
You can see how Sheffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sheffer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sheffer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Sheffer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Sheffer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sheffer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sheffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sheffer. 19% of Sheffer men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Sheffer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sheffer were Salesman and Waitress. .