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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 2 people with the Shaeffer surname? In that year Shaeffer was ranked number 3577 for popularity in the UK.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Shaeffer family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Shaeffer Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Shaeffer family tree.
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Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Shaeffer family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
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View the distribution of the Shaeffer surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Shaeffer surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Shaeffer surname.