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Shirkey Family Origin

Where is the Shirkey family from?

Shirkey Family Occupations

What did your Shirkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shirkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Shirkey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shirkey family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirkey.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Shirkey Historical Records

What Shirkey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shirkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shirkey 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 Shirkey

Passenger List

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

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Shirkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shirkey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shirkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shirkey in 1950 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shirkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shirkey 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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