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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 20,070 people named Wilkerson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Wilkerson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20,587 people named Wilkerson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,315
  • 1,661 women had paying jobs
  • 4,527 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 925 were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee