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Wilshire Family Origin

Where is the Wilshire family from?

Wilshire Family Occupations

What did your Wilshire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilshire family was Blacksmith. The most common Wilshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Wilshire's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilshire.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Wilshire Historical Records

What Wilshire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Wilshire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilshire 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 Wilshire

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilshire. 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 Wilshire. For the veterans among your Wilshire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilshire Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilshire lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wilshire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Wilshire in 1960 was 46, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilshire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilshire 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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