Forshey Family History

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Forshey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Fortier.

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


Similar surnames: Forshay, Forshee, Forsey, Fooshee, Forsee, Forgey, Forse, Foshay

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Forshey Family Origin

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Forshey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Boading House

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forshey family was Boading House. The most common Forshey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Forshey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forshey.

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Forshey Historical Records

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Forshey Life Expectancy

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Famous Forshey Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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