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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 131 people named Yokely in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Yokely in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 105 people named Yokely were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% reported their race as other than white
  • For 53 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 16% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina