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Find more Pickens relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 603 less people named Pickens in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 7,610 people named Pickens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Pickens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,007 people named Pickens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 325 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 2,337 were children
  • 19% of adults were unmarried

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As Pickens families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 473 were first-generation Americans