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Shelfer Family Origin

Where is the Shelfer family from?

Shelfer Family Occupations

What did your Shelfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shelfer. A less common occupation for the Shelfer family was Farming. The most common Shelfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Shelfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farm Labor

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

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

Shelfer Historical Records

What Shelfer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shelfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shelfer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shelfer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shelfer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shelfer. For the veterans among your Shelfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shelfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shelfer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Shelfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Shelfer in 1961 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shelfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shelfer 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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