Shrewsberry Family History

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Shrewsberry Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shrewsbury.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Shrewsbury, Hansberry, Marksberry, Salsberry, Drewery, Elsberry

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Shrewsberry Family Origin

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Shrewsberry Family Occupations

What did your Shrewsberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shrewsberry family was Florist. The most common Shrewsberry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Shrewsberry's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shrewsberry.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Florist

    6%

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

Shrewsberry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shrewsberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrewsberry 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 Shrewsberry. 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 Shrewsberry. For the veterans among your Shrewsberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shrewsberry Life Expectancy

What is the average Shrewsberry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Shrewsberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shrewsberry in 1951 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shrewsberry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shrewsberry 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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