Shetwell Family History

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Shetwell 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: Fretwell, Whitwell, Shemwell, Shotwell, Hewell, Shewell, Whetsell

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Shetwell Family Origin

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Shetwell Family Occupations

What did your Shetwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetwell occupation in the USA was Teaching School. 100% of Shetwell's were Teaching Schools.

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  • Teaching School


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

Shetwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 97 census records available for the last name Shetwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetwell 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 Shetwell. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shetwell. For the veterans among your Shetwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetwell lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetwell 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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