Shetcher Family History

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Shetcher 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: Letcher, Hatcher, Ketcher, Thatcher, Fletcher, Pletcher, Betcher

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Shetcher Family Origin

Where is the Shetcher family from?

Shetcher Family Occupations

What did your Shetcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetcher occupation in the USA was Dealer In Old Iron. 100% of Shetcher's were Dealer In Old Irons.

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  • Dealer In Old Iron


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

Shetcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42 census records available for the last name Shetcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetcher 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Shetcher. 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 2 military records available for the last name Shetcher. For the veterans among your Shetcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetcher lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetcher 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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