Shinefelter Family History

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Shinefelter 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: Klinefelter, Ashenfelter, Shaneyfelt, Sheffler, Shingler, Shinholster

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Shinefelter Family Origin

Where is the Shinefelter family from?

Shinefelter Family Occupations

What did your Shinefelter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Shinefelter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13 census records available for the last name Shinefelter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinefelter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shinefelter. 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 Shinefelter. For the veterans among your Shinefelter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinefelter Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinefelter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinefelter 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinefelter

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