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Scheaffer Family Origin

Where is the Scheaffer family from?

Scheaffer Family Occupations

What did your Scheaffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheaffer family was Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheaffer. The most common Scheaffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Scheaffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Painter

    4%

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

Scheaffer Historical Records

What Scheaffer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scheaffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheaffer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Scheaffer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scheaffer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Scheaffer. For the veterans among your Scheaffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheaffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheaffer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scheaffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Scheaffer in 1961 was 31, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheaffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheaffer 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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