Investigate the background of the Shea Family Tree using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Shea Family Tree !
Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 81 people with the Shea surname? In that year Shea was ranked number 1826 for popularity in the UK.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Shea family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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|Ancestry.com global records search results for the Shea family.|
|1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Shea surname.|
|Historical Newspaper archive search results for the Shea surname.|
|UK Parish Records search results for the Shea family name.|
|UK Census search results for the Shea surname.|
|Military records search results for the Shea surname.|
Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. If you are lucky then you may find some previously undiscovered Shea ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Shea 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 enableing you to fill out more detail in the Shea family tree.
Search the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Shea family.
Study Shea Parish Records at Find My Past.
Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Shea family using the FreeBMD database.
Search Genealogy Bank for Shea family records.
Search the LDS Database for records of the Shea family.
Research the Shea surname using Regimental archive Footnotes by viewing images of original Shea family history documents.
Search World Vital Records for information on the Shea family.
Did you know that there are currently 1635 people with the Shea surname in the UK? Shea is now ranked number 2590 for popularity in the UK.
Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Shea family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Search Rootsweb resources for Shea records.
Research the Shea surname using the Genealogy Today database .
View the distribution of the Shea surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Shea surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Shea surname.
|Jimmy Shea||Wiki Detail||James Edmound Shea, Jr.|
|William Shea||Wiki Detail||William Alfred "Bill" Shea (June 21, 1907 ? October 2, 1991) was an American lawyer and a name partner of the prominent law firm of Shea & Gould.|
|Jack Shea||Wiki Detail||John Amos Shea (September 7, 1910 ? January 22, 2002), better known as Jack Shea, was an American double-gold medalist in speed skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics.|
|Patty Shea||Wiki Detail||Patricia ("Patty") Ann Shea (born September 15, 1962 in Belmont, Massachusetts) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from the United States, who was a member of the US women's team that finished fifth at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.|
|Aaron Shea||Wiki Detail||Aaron T.|
|Richard Thomas Shea||Wiki Detail||Richard Thomas Shea, Jr.|
|Francis Raymond Shea||Wiki Detail||Francis Raymond Shea served as the third Roman Catholic Bishop of Evansville, Indiana from 1969 to 1989.|
|Daniel J. Shea||Wiki Detail||Daniel John Shea (January 29, 1947?May 14, 1969) was a soldier in the US Army who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the Vietnam for actions occurring in the Quang Tri Province on May 14, 1969.|
|Joseph Francis Shea||Wiki Detail||Joseph Francis Shea (September 5, 1925 ? February 14, 1999) was an American aerospace engineer and NASA manager.|
|Dave Shea||Wiki Detail||David W.|
|Stephen Shea||Wiki Detail||Stephen Shea was a child actor most noted for voicing the character of Linus van Pelt (inherited from his older brother, Christopher) in several animated "Peanuts" television specials, as well as in the feature-length animated film "Snoopy Come Home".|
|Charity Shea||Wiki Detail||Charity Shea (born December 4, 1983 in Denver, Colorado) is an American actress and former SPORTSbyBROOKS girl best known for her role as troubled teenager Samantha Best in "The Best Years".|
|Spec Shea||Wiki Detail||Francis Joseph "Spec" Shea (October 2, 1920 - July 19, 2002) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1947-1955.|
|Maureen Shea||Wiki Detail||Maureen "Moe" Shea (born January 11, 1981) is a female, Super Featherweight professional boxer with a record of 12 wins with 6 knockouts and 2 losses.|
|Maria Daly Shea||Wiki Detail||Maria Daly Shea (April 12, 1829 ? March 25, 1911) was born in County Tyrone, Ireland.|
|Charles W. Shea||Wiki Detail||Charles W.|
|Gail Shea||Wiki Detail||Gail Shea, PC, MP is a Canadian politician, currently the Member of Parliament for Egmont.|
|John Shea||Wiki Detail||John Shea (born February 10, 1964 in Somerville, Massachusetts) is an American playwright.|
|Cornelius Shea||Wiki Detail||Cornelius P.|
|Pat Shea||Wiki Detail||Pat Shea (October 29, 1911 ? December 16, 1978) was a professional ice hockey defenseman.|
|Jerry Shea||Wiki Detail||Jerry Shea (12 August, 1892?30 June, 1947) was a Welsh international rugby union centre who played club rugby for Newport and Pill Harriers.|
|Patrick Shea||Wiki Detail||Patrick A.|
|Danny Shea||Wiki Detail||Danny Shea (6 November 1887 ? 25 December 1960) was a footballer who played as an inside-forward.|
|Pat Shea||Wiki Detail||Patrick Beardsley Shea (born June 28, 1939 in La Jolla, California) is a former professional American football player who played guard for four seasons for the San Diego Chargers.|
|Gwyn Shea||Wiki Detail||Gwyn Clarkston Shea (born August 3, 1937) is a former Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from suburban Irving in Dallas County, Texas, who served from 1983-1993.|
|Michael Shea||Wiki Detail||Michael Sinclair MacAuslan Shea (born 10 May 1938, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland ? 17 October 2009) was press secretary to Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom from 1978 to 1987.|
|Jack Shea||Wiki Detail||Jack Shea is an American film and television director.|
|Donald "Shorty" Shea||Wiki Detail||Donald "Shorty" Shea (September 18, 1933 ? August 26, 1969) was a Hollywood stuntman, actor and victim of the Charles Manson murders.|